John Ranson moved to Pagosa Springs with his two children, Alysha and Ryan in 1996. Prior to moving to Pagosa Springs, John served as a CEO to Ranson Capital Corporation, a mutual fund management and public finance firm.
John has developed several properties in Pagosa Springs, including the initial investment and start-up of Aspen Village in 2002 and most recently, the Cottages at Aspen Village. John has served as a CFO for Devansoy, Inc from 2008 to 2019. He also served on the Citizens Financial Task Force in 2007 and as County Commissioner from 2008-2011 to successfully turn the County Finances around following Archuleta County's mismanagement and near bankruptcy. John joined Sherpa with his daughter Alysha as Team Ranson. He is married and has 4 grandchildren living in Pagosa Springs. He enjoys road biking and is currently training for the 50th Iron Horse ride from Durango to Silverton in 2022.