John King

CEID Project & Communications Manager, Coronavirus Working Group

Phone: 678-614-4785

John King serves as the Project and Communications Manager for the CEID’s Coronavirus Working Group. Having worked in the roles of sales, sales management, product development, marketing, and consultation within the North American food packaging industry for over 20 years, John has managed and led projects with food brand owners across Canada and the United States. He has lectured about food packaging to industry and academia, enjoyed writing about the subject, and has excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

John is the president of the Madison County Habitat for Humanity affiliate ( He lives with his family on a reclaimed farm near Colbert, GA that at one point had two dilapidated houses, hundreds of tires, numerous dumps, one still, and the remains of two rusty vehicles that continue to be encased by trees. Farming has helped him stay young. He has a B.S., Zoology from the University of Georgia.