Partner | San Francisco
John has a combination of investing and capital raising expertise in private equity. During his 15+ years as a private equity investor, John took a lead role in committing more than $3 billion of capital to private equity and alternative investments including buyout, venture capital, international private equity and natural resource investments on behalf of institutional clients.
Prior to Bridge Haven, John managed his own firm NBridge Advisors advising a select group of private equity fund managers. John was also a Managing Director of IGI, a China-focused alternative investment firm investing with top-tier China-based fund managers investing in private equity, real asset and illiquid credit strategies. Previously John was a Managing Director with SVB Capital in Menlo Park, CA. At SVB Capital, John led the firm's investing activities in growth capital fund investments and also raised capital for SVB Capital funds. Prior to SVB Capital, John was with Hall Capital Partners in San Francisco, a privately-owned investment advisory firm serving family office, foundation & endowment clients. At Hall Capital, John served as Head of the Private Equity team leading the firm's research and investing activities in private equity and venture capital. Previously, John served as the first Director of Alternative Investments at the Public Employee's Retirement Association of Colorado where he led a team of professionals responsible for managing the pension funds private equity and natural resource portfolios. John also worked in the fixed-income investment department of Colorado PERA. Before joining Colorado PERA, John worked in fixed income capital markets and risk management positions with CoBank in Denver and before that he served as a bank examiner with the Office of Thrift Supervision in Denver.
John received a BS and MBA degree from the University of Colorado and is Series 79, 82 and 63 registered with FINRA.