John joined Wiliam Blair in April of 2018. Previously he was a portfolio manager at William Harris Investors, Inc., a single family office based in Chicago. During his 12-year tenure there, John managed the family's hedge fund, private equity fund, and private credit fund investments. He also oversaw a number of individual portfolios and served as a member on the firm's asset allocation committee. Prior to that, John worked as a financial advisor, acting as a corporate services representative and managing client portfolios.
John works closely with a select group of charitable organizations focused on inner-city youth, education, and the homeless.