Managing Principal, San Diego - Executive Management - Investment Management and Research - San Diego Team
John came to Commonwealth in 1988 after spending five years as a vice president at Moseley Securities in Boston. Arriving to work in the Product department, John handled mutual funds, many partnerships, commodities, variable annuities, qualified plans, and individual issues. Over time, he has helped engineer the growth of not only the Product department but also Commonwealth as a whole and is relied upon by all parties for his advice and perspective on the direction of the firm. John opened and now manages Commonwealth's West Coast office in San Diego, California. He has been a guest on numerous television shows and nationally syndicated radio programs. He is a graduate of Colby College with a BA in government and attended Harvard Business School's OPM Key Executives Program. In 2015, John was elected to the Financial Services Institute (FSI) board of directors, and he assumed the role of FSI board chair in 2020. He also holds FINRA Series 7, 24, 63, and 65 securities registrations. Besides voraciously reading about the financial industry and markets, John enjoys wine; golfing; following his hometown Philadelphia sports teams (especially the Eagles); and, most of all, spending time with his wife, Janice, and three kids, Chase, Josie, and Kellen.