John has more than a decade of experience leading and growing successful, private equity backed businesses. He has been an investor in and CFO for Community Investors, ALPS Holdings and Northstar Exchange, and helped drive growth in the value of each firm through both acquisitions and generating increased operating efficiencies. John has been an integral part of the sale transaction for each of these companies, helping generate significant returns for the ownership groups. Prior to these operating roles, John was the founder of Bison Partners, a financial consulting firm, and started his career completing financing and M&A transactions at First Boston, A.G. Edwards and Tucker Anthony. John has an MBA from The University of Chicago and a BA from Bucknell.
John loves spending his time away from work with his wife and children. They are avid skiers, and can often be found competing in a spontaneous game of 3x lacrosse.