John has an MBA from the University of Southern California and a BA in Accounting from Seattle University.Upon graduation from Seattle University, John started his career as a C.P.A. and was a key executive for some of the largest corporations in the world, including KPMG, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and JP Morgan Chase, where he developed a deep knowledge of the SEC filing and mortgage banking regulatory worlds. After graduation from USC, he worked as the Chief Financial Officer for interior designer Michael Smith who is considered one of the most original and respected talents in the design industry today. With an international profile of residential, hospitality and commercial clients, John gained extensive experience in the providing world-class customer service in the luxury real estate world. John’s sole mission in joining CFO Search Group is taking his 20 plus years of finance, accounting, contract negotiation, and deal execution skills to add “ultimate value” to every one of his clients. John truly embraces giving back to the communities that have given him so much and is a member of the Seattle University Alumni Association and the USC Alumni Club of Seattle. Lastly, he is a lifelong Seattle sports fan and the best day of his life was seeing his Seahawks win the Super Bowl in 2013. He takes the Russell Wilson approach to recruiting and treats every deal like a championship winning drive.