John C. Strayhorn attended the University of Pittsburgh where he earned bachelor of science in psychology and master of arts in education. He has been employed with the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company for more than thirty-two years where he has held numerous positions throughout his tenure with Goodyear’s North American Operations.
Strayhorn has served on the board of directors of Billy Strayhorn Songs, Inc. for more than five years and currently serves as treasurer.