John is a successful entrepreneur and angel investor who founded, scaled, and exited two companies. He currently leads, defines, and articulates the visions of two wholly owned subsidiaries of a public company. He has extensive experience in the field of financial startups as well as in managing and building companies, strong teams, and deep client relationships.
John is an active Advisory Board Member of the Coleman Entrepreneurship Center where he mentor startups and help shape the tools available to DePaul University connected start-ups. He is an active mentor at 1871 and FinTank where he leverages his experience and offers advice to help early stage companies succeed. John’s passion lies in fostering the entrepreneurial eco system to promote business launches, to provide mentorship for scale and success, and to provide early stage funding in innovative, fast-growing businesses.