John Burchfield

Chief Operating Officer

Executive Leader. Business Growth Dynamo. Culture and Engagement Innovator. Husband. Father. Lakers Fanatic. Spartan Racer.

John Burchfield is W&A’s Chief Operating Officer. With more than 25 years of experience in strategy leadership, management and business development, John is an executive powerhouse.

In addition to spearheading cultural programs, John oversees revenue production, marketing, strategic planning, and business growth.

John’s background and accomplishments have allowed him to combine his technical experience with innate skills in marketing, client relations, and development. Along with a passion for leading talented, ethical, and driven people toward growth and engagement, he is highly skilled at championing changes to processes, technology, and culture to create better experiences for employees and clients alike.

Prior to his role at W&A, John was president of Legility Data Solutions, formerly known as DSi, which provides consulting, technology, managed solutions, and legal talent engagement services to law firms and corporations.

Not only is he a fervent advocate of community-building within the workplace, John also spent many years fostering a deeper sense of community while coaching and mentoring youth athletics and serving as a board member at Nashville’s Olive Branch Church.

Originally from Arizona, John has lived in Texas; Chicago, IL; California; and Guatemala. Along with his wife and three children, John has called Nashville home for the past 12 years. He wholeheartedly admits that he is super competitive at everything and tends to live by the words of Epictetus, the ancient Stoic philosopher who was born a slave. He said, “No man is free who is not master of himself.”

John says, “W&A has the kind of team I want to work with, a strategy I believe in, and clients that I’m passionate about. Oh, and legendary eggnog. What’s not to like?”


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