John Brase is the Vice President of Procter & Gamble’s Family Care Upstream Innovation. John received a BS BA magna cum laude in marketing and logistics at Mizzou in 1990, where he was selected into the Omicron Delta Kappa and Order Of Omega Honor Societies. John earned his MBA at St. Louis University in 1996. In 1990, John began his career in Customer Business Development with Procter & Gamble in St. Louis, rising from entry-level sales representative to Associate Director in 1999 and serving as P&G’s Wal-Mart Customer Team Leader for the Baby Care division. In 2001, John moved into marketing, where he launched Pampers Easy Ups, P&G’s entry into the training pant category, and the N.A. Baby Wipes business. John then managed P&G's N.A. tissue business for several years, including top brands such as Charmin and Puffs, and the business showed record sales and profit growth under his leadership. In 2005, John received the Trulaske College of Business Recent Alumni Achievement Award.