John joined Windjammer in 2001 and spent the past 16 years as an active member of the investment staff and was responsible for sourcing and evaluating investment opportunities, performing due diligence, structuring, negotiating and closing transactions, and monitoring portfolio company performance. As of April 2017, John transitioned into a full time business development role, where he will be responsible for relationship development as well as coordinating the Firm's marketing activities. John previously held board positions at Global Claims Services, Heritage Foodservice, Engineered Controls International, S.T. Specialty Foods, Rotex Holdings, McKenzie Sports Products and Schutt Holdings. Prior to joining Windjammer, John worked at Robertson Stephens, a full service investment bank targeting growth-oriented companies, where he worked in the Private Capital Markets Group, raising late-stage equity capital for companies involved in the technology, communication, business services, consumer and retail sectors. Prior to Robertson, John was with BankBoston's Commercial Lending and Leveraged Finance Divisions for six years, structuring and executing senior and subordinated debt transactions for middle-market companies in the transportation, energy, industry and technology sectors. John received his BA from Harvard University and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. He is located in the Firm's Waltham office.