John joined Pfingsten in 2000 as a member of the operating team. He has significant experience in private equity investing and with middle market companies. At Pfingsten, he is involved in investment management and leadership activities with several of our portfolio companies.
Prior to joining Pfingsten, John worked in the Washington Specialty Metals division of Lukens, Inc. Before joining Lukens, he spent five years with a mechanical construction company, and was treasurer and corporate controller with a private holding company. John began his career with Coopers & Lybrand in their middle market audit, tax and business consulting practice.
A Chicago native, John holds a BS degree from St. Joseph College, and an MBA degree in Finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He is a Certified Public Accountant.