Prior to joining Blue Point in 1998, John was with the Boston Consulting Group, Inc. where he led strategy and operational effectiveness studies for a range of Fortune 500 companies. Prior to attending business school, John was with Salomon Brothers in Chicago and Sydney, Australia, and focused on mergers and acquisitions advisory assignments.

John graduated with a B.S. in Economics and Finance from Miami University and received his M.B.A. from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. John serves as a director of Italian Rose and Hilco Vision. He previously served as Chairman of the Board for a number of Blue Point investments including JTM Foods, Packers Sanitation Services, Quality Synthetic Rubber and Apex Companies.

Outside of the office, John enjoys spending time with his wife, daughter and son, and his interests include travel, SCUBA diving and coaching youth sports. Against his better judgment he remains an avid Cleveland sports fan. John also serves on the Board of Trustees and as Investment Committee Chairman at Hawken School and serves on the Board of Directors and as Investment Committee Chairman at Friends of Breakthrough Schools, a group of high-performing charter schools in Cleveland.