John currently serves as an Associate where he is responsible for conducting financial and operational analysis, developing key performance indicators, supporting value creation initiatives, constructing 13-week cash flows, analyzing working capital assessments and assisting in the overall implementation of value maximization strategies

Prior to joining Portage Point, John was an Investment Banking Analyst in the Restructuring Group at Lazard Frères & Co., where he focused on strategic alternatives for companies with over $1 billion in debt including, distressed mergers and acquisitions, debt exchanges and bankruptcy filings

John also has notable technology experience. Most recently, John developed a multi-dimensional, predictive screening tool that is being implemented across Lazard’s global offices

John graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University and was a member of the Investment Banking Workshop and Hutton Honors College