Leader Biography

Elder John A. McCune

Elder John A. McCune was sustained as a General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on April 6, 2019, at age 55. At the time of his call, he had been serving as an Area Seventy and a member of the Fifth Quorum of the Seventy in the Utah South Area.


Elder McCune received a Bachelor of Science degree in finance from Brigham Young University. In 1992 he received a Master of Business Administration in finance from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He worked as the senior vice president and managing director for Capitol Investment Advisors from 1997 to 2012, at which time he was called to serve as a mission president. In 2016 he became donor liaison for principal gifts with LDS Philanthropies.

Elder McCune has served in a number of Church callings, including full-time missionary in the Japan Fukuoka Mission, ward finance clerk, elders quorum president, counselor in a ward Young Men presidency, counselor in a branch presidency, counselor in a bishopric, bishop, stake president, and president of the Utah Provo Mission.

John Allen McCune was born in Santa Cruz, California, on June 20, 1963. He married Debbra Ellen Kingsbury in 1984. They are the parents of four children.

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