John joined the firm in 2007 after serving as a Managing Director in the Institutional Fixed Income Division for Morgan Keegan in its Birmingham office and as a Vice President in the Institutional Investment Banking Division of Compass Bank. John received a B.S. degree in Finance from The University of Alabama Culverhouse School of Business, and has been engaged in the investment management business since 1980. John has served on the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Board and is currently on The University of Alabama President’s Cabinet. He is a current board member of Center Management, Inc. (The Harbert Center), is a a Team Member and the treasurer of the Monday Morning Quarterback Club, and is active with the Kiwanis Club of Birmingham. John is a 35-year member of the Cathedral Church of the Advent, enjoys traveling, playing golf and spending time with his family.