John F. Kramer was elected vice president of corporate development in November 2007. Before joining RPM, he was senior corporate counsel with The Sherwin-Williams Company, where he was employed for more than 11 years and held a variety of legal positions. Prior, he was an associate with a Cleveland-based law firm.
John is a past member of the board of trustees of Concern for Children, Inc. and remains active with the non-profit organization. He is a vice president and member of the board of directors for the Greater Cleveland International Lawyers Association. John holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Georgetown University and a J.D. degree from The Ohio State University College of Law. He and his wife Ellen reside in Brecksville, Ohio, with their three children.