John is a co-owner at FS Advisors, FSA Risk & Benefits, and FSA Investment Group. John has been a Registered Investment Advisor since 2006 and focuses the majority of his time as a relationship manager to FSA's tribal clients and managing FSA Investment Group, LLC.
John has assisted numerous tribes with project development and financing. John's strengths are managing relationships and assisting tribal clients in identifying its financial and investment goals and creating a plan to achieve them. Before joining FSA, John worked with O'Sullivan Creel Wealth Advisors, LLP and created its Finance Division where he led a team of financial professionals focused on commercial and residential lending. John also worked with high net worth clients providing wealth management services and has experience as a consultant where he assisted companies with strategic plans and securing venture capital.
John has been with FSA since February of 2008 and serves on FSA's Investment Committee. He currently manages only tribal relationships. Because John works only with tribal clients, he has developed significant knowledge of tribal governmental operations. He assists Tribal Councils and Investment Committees to determine their risk tolerance and then aligns the Tribe's risk tolerance with expected returns. John believes that over-communicating, providing unparalleled attentiveness and setting reasonable, yet attainable, expectations is key to successful tribal client relationships. John is a graduate of the University of West Florida with a degree in Marketing and an MBA. John currently serves on 7 civic organization boards including, Baptist Health Care Board, where he was actively involved with its investment and pension committees.