Vice-Chairman of the Board and Interim CEO –
John Plotkin joined Pinnacol’s board of directors in 2011, and is now serving as Pinnacol's interim CEO. One of his responsibilities will be leading the search for a new president and CEO. Once a new president and CEO has been hired, John will return to his board duties. He is a member of the Denver law firm Gregory & John, LLC, focusing on commercial litigation. His nearly 30 years of law practice includes corporate governance cases, contract disputes, employment disputes and insurance industry issues.
An active member of the American Bar Association, Colorado Bar Association and Denver Bar Association, John has appeared in federal and state courts in Colorado, Florida, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Virginia and Washington. He is a former chairman of the Lakewood Planning Commission, chairman of the board of the Denver Preschool Program, and serves on the board of the Mountain State Region of the Anti-Defamation League. John earned his law degree at the University of Michigan and bachelor’s degree in economics at Brown University.