John Macco was born and raised in Green Bay, Wisconsin and has lived in the area his entire life. He grew up with six siblings in a 1200 square foot house on Pilgrim Street till the day he turned 18. John is married to wife Suzan, and together they have two sons. After graduating from Green Bay Southwest High School, John helped his father, Jim Macco, found Macco’s Floor Cover Centers, Inc., which now has six locations throughout Northeast Wisconsin. John has worked in marketing and managed small businesses in the finance field. Currently, John is President of Macco Financial Group, Inc., a business he runs with his son. Together, they provide financial planning for families.
John has always understood the need for community involvement. He has served on the executive board for Olde Main Street, has been active with Downtown Green Bay, Inc., and served as both elder and deacon at his church, Central Church Green Bay. John is currently a member of Olde Main Street and the Republican Party of Brown County. John also enjoys outdoor activities including, diving, cycling, flying, skiing and gardening.
Short stories from John about life, liberty, and lessons.
Starting From Scratch
My parents instilled, in me, a sense of self-reliance and hard work. We grew up – 2 parents and 6 children – living in a 1,200 square foot house, three bedrooms and one bathroom. I lived in that house my entire life until I got married. Read >
If It’s Worth Doing…
My dad had a little hardware store in De Pere in the 60’s and mid-70’s. The recession of 1974 did him in. The bank called his loan due, he sold off everything, including his extra car and his cottage. Read >
I met Suzan Noel at age 13 when her family moved in a block away from us. We would eventually get married one week after my 20th birthday. Read >
We Did Build That
In April 1994, after 18 years and 6 locations, I resigned as President of Macco’s Floor Covering Centers, sold my interest in the company and exited the retail floor covering business. Read >
Peaks & Valleys
“Sue’s tests were not good today – I claim Jesus’ name over her health. I cannot lose her – she has been there for 35 years as a friend and partner – Lord give me strength to be there for her. Thank you, John.”Read >
This past spring, we were discussing how to make the pie bigger throughout Northeastern Wisconsin. We began talking about the importance of quality leadership representing our region in Madison. Read >
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