John joined the New Ventures Team in 2015 after working at Route 66 Ventures, a private equity and venture capital firm focused on credit and equity investments in financial service companies. While at Route 66, John helped to launch the firm’s early-stage FinTech venture fund and credit opportunity fund. Prior to Route 66, John spent time at JMP Securities covering internet stocks and Hovde Capital making traditional private equity investments in financial service companies. He began his career in the structured finance division of Standard & Poor’s where he was responsible for advising investment banks and hedge funds on various credit transactions.
John holds an MBA from the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia and a Masters in Accounting from the Mason School of Business at the College of William and Mary. He passed the Virginia State CPA Exam in 2006.