Mr. John R. Anderson is the Founder and a Senior Partner of Spring Creek Partners and Anderson Enterprises. He has been in the Venture Capital industry since 1968 when he started his own firm. Mr. Anderson is also a Partner and the Chairman of Anderson Enterprises and a Co-Founder at Spring Creek Development Group. Throughout his career, he has been active in the acquisition and management of small to medium sized businesses. Mr. Anderson sits on the Boards of the Anderson Enterprises, Anderson Packaging, Inc., a company he founded in 1968 after graduating from college, and Advance Dial Corporation. Since 1978, he has been developing a Japanese garden. Mr. Anderson also serves as a Member of the Board of Trustees at The Field Museum and is a Member of the World Presidents and the Chief Executives organizations. He is actively involved in various business organizations and community projects in both Rockford and the Geneva Lake Area. Mr. Anderson graduated from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 1966.