Vice President of Capital Markets
John brings over 25 years of management, business development and financing experience to contribute to the growth of The Waters. John manages identifying and developing new markets for The Waters to partnering with capital providers to finance real estate projects.
John has built and grown new businesses throughout his career with large multinational firms such as Cargill, Fingerhut, Coca-Cola, IDEXX Laboratories and American Express. He served as Business Development and Strategy Director of the Health & Food Technology group at Cargill, and as Chief Operating Officer of Longenu, a start-up health services business for aging Baby Boomers. Immediately prior to joining The Waters, John worked in development and consulting with CresaPartners and Lindenwood Group where he advised clients on real estate strategy.
John is a recognized expert in the disciplines of commercial and investment real estate as a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) and is a licensed Minnesota real estate broker. He is a past Board chair of Wilderness Inquiry and long-time Board member of the Stevens Square Foundation. John holds a Masters in Business Administration from Harvard Business School and graduated from Harvard College.