John founded Bridgeport Asset Management in 2007. He is the chief architect of Bridgeport’s investment strategy, with ultimate responsibility for all aspects of the investment process and client relations.
- 10 years of private equity investment experience with Toronto-based Clairvest Group (TSX: CVG), as Managing Director and senior member of the investment team
- Served on the board of directors for several public and private investee companies
- Past experience in investment banking at Scotia Capital
- Accounting, tax, business valuation and corporate finance at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto and an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.
John is a CFA Charterholder and holds CPA, CA and CBV designations.
WHAT HE LOVES MOST ABOUT HIS JOB:
“Number one – working with the great team at Bridgeport. I also enjoy the combination of helping clients achieve their financial goals and researching individual companies and industries.”
ON THE WEEKENDS:
He likes to jog, read and spend time with his wife and two kids. He also sometimes bravely goes to spin class with his daughter.