• John McAuliff

    Entrepreneur | Late Twenty-Something

    Welcome! You've reached my home in the cloud. I'm an entrepreneur with a love for public service, history, adventure, and biodiversity.


    Here you'll find my work, my favorite books, groups I think are worth supporting, and a few writings and thoughts.

  • Projects

    Projects, ideas, and companies I've developed

    Chilton House Suites

    Chilton House is a 200 year old family home my brother and I restored to become an award-winning boutique inn in Old Town Warrenton, Virginia, a charming town in the heart of Virginia wine country.

    Culpeper Creative

    Culpeper Creative is a web design and marketing company I co-founded focused on small businesses, political groups, and major events like International Jazz Day.

  • Places

    Places I've worked

    Virginia House of Delegates

    Chief of Staff, Delegate David Reid



    Media Consultant

    Office of the Governor

    Fellow, Commerce & Trade

    Coro Fellowship

    Fellow in Public Affairs

    The White House

    Broadcast Affairs Team-Intern

    USA Today

    Breaking News Team

    University of Richmond

    BA, Leadership Studies

    WindAid Institute

    Volunteer Engineer

  • Publications

    Bylines over the years

    City of Pittsburgh Office of Innovation & Performance,

    Spring 2015

    Keystone Research Center

    Research Paper,

    Feb 27, 2015

    USA Today

    News Articles, 2011-13

  • Featured In

  • Books Worth Reading

    A few of the science, biographies, fiction, business books that have shaped me.

  • Groups I support

    Good places + good people

    Fauquier Historical Society

    The FHS preserves and shares the history of Fauquier County in a uniquely preserved old jail museum in Warrenton.

    Experience Old Town Warrenton

    EOTW is working to infuse Old Town Warrenton with investment, energy, and excitement.

    Dress For Success

    Dress for Success empowers women to achieve economic independence.

    YSI Global

    Young Sustainable Impact (YSI) trains and grows young entrepreneurs focused on sustainable development


    P.A.R.T supports the responsible development of AI and data-driven technologies.

  • Let's Talk

    Let's talk about work, travel, and the future