John has extensive experience in private equity investing with middle market companies. Since joining Pfingsten in 1996, John has been involved in all aspects of the firm's activities and leads the partnership’s corporate finance team.
Prior to joining Pfingsten, John spent seven years with Heller Equity Capital Corporation, where he was one of five individuals responsible for creating and implementing Heller's private equity investment strategy. Before joining Heller, he was a Vice President in the Midwest Leveraged Capital Group at Citicorp North America, Inc. where he worked with Tom Bagley.
A Wisconsin native, John holds BBA degrees in Accounting and Finance and an MBA degree in Finance from the University of Wisconsin.