John Cerasuolo is the chairman of the Beacon Center of Tennessee and Beacon Impact. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of ADS Security from 2008 through 2020. ADS Security was the 17th largest security firm in the United States. Previously Mr. Cerasuolo was Vice President of AFL Network Services headquartered in Franklin, Tennessee. He began his career as a Naval Officer in the United States Navy’s Nuclear Engineering Program. Mr. Cerasuolo earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Naval Academy in 1983 and a Masters of Business Administration degree in 1995 from Clemson University. He serves on the Board of Overseers of the Atlas Economic Research Foundation.