John Roarke is the Head of Finance for all NBC News Longform Programming and Production which includes NBC News Studios, Dateline, NBC News Audio and Licensed/ Syndicated content. He oversees all aspects of financial management while also serving as a strategic partner on all major business decisions and strategic initiatives. Prior to joining NBC News Studios, John served as Director of Finance for MSNBC Programming providing operational finance support for all MSNBC Live News, Special Events, and Longform properties. Prior to joining NBCU in 2014, John spent 8 years with The Madison Square Garden Company supporting concert and family show booking and operations across all MSG venues, as well as MSG owned theatrical productions. He resides in Long Island, NY with his wife Kate, daughters Scarlett and Eliza, and dog Teddy.