John D. Nafar
Phone (314) 726-2310
Fax (314) 726-2360
John D. Nafar is an associate attorney at Boggs, Avellino, Lach & Boggs. He is licensed to practice law in the State of Missouri and the State of Illinois. John earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Arizona, James E. Rogers School of Law, where he was awarded the Dean’s Achievement Scholarship and was a Victor J. Hayek Scholar recipient. During his time at law school, he interned at the Pima County Attorney’s Office. John primarily handles all areas of corporate and insurance litigation. John’s business background is an asset in regard to understanding the clients’ needs and producing positive results.
John attended Purdue University, Krannert School of Management. He received his Bachelors of Science in Business Management with a concentration in operations management. John was on the Dean’s List. Prior to attending Purdue University, John was a General Manager of a car dealership where he managed employees, inventory, and all other aspects of the business. John’s business acumen helped the business to excel in meeting customers’ needs and increasing the staff’s efficiency. As a result of John’s operational innovation and managerial skills, the business improved financially.
After receiving his Bachelor’s degree from Purdue University, John worked at Honda North America, as a Senior Buyer. During his time at HNA. John accounted for the supplier selection of seat belts and seat heaters on Honda vehicles. His responsibility was to ensure cost effectiveness and quality assurance of seat belts and seat heaters, while maintaining the required specifications of the Honda Engineers. John developed strategic and cost-effective supply chains, held discussions with electrical and mechanical engineers, visited factories to gain an understanding of the manufacturing process, and researched and monitored industry trends (sourcing, technology, market price, etc.). After determining the best avenue to reduce cost while maintaining high quality standards, John would engage in contract negotiations with a host of suppliers to the benefit of Honda of North America. While at Honda North America, John built strong relationships with suppliers, performed timely supplier selection and Bill of Material (BOM) maintenance, and achieved new model cost targets through effective supplier selection and negotiation.