John’s investment career began in 1990, and he joined NEPC in 2010. At NEPC, John assists clients with the development of investment policies and objectives, the evaluation and selection of investment managers, and the measurement and analysis of investment performance. He is also a member of the Manager Diversity Program Advisory Committee.
Prior to NEPC, John was a Senior Consultant and Senior Vice President at Callan Associates, with broad responsibility in all facets of client management including public, corporate and endowment and foundation clientele. While at Callan, John was a member of its Manager Research Committee and Alternatives Review Committee. Prior to Callan, John was the Chief Investment Officer at the Kentucky Retirement System and at the State Universities Retirement System of Illinois. Early in his career he worked in Public Accounting at Deloitte and Touche, LLP.
He served in the U.S. Coast Guard and was awarded a Commandant of the Coast Guard’s Letter of Commendation. John has an M.S. in Accountancy from the University of Illinois and a B.S. in Accounting from Millikin University. John is a Certified Public Accountant and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.