John is a partner at FS Advisors (“FSA”) as well as a partner and CEO of FSA Investment Group and FSA Advisory Group. FSA is a family of advisory firms focused on providing financial solutions to Indian Country. As a comprehensive financial advisor, FSA is actively working with over 30 tribes around the country, providing financial advisory services specific to project development, financing, investment management, and tribal member benefits. John focuses the majority of his time leading the Investment Group and Advisory Group as well as developing and managing client relationships.
John has assisted numerous tribes with project development and financing ranging from smaller transactions like convenience stores to casino expansions in excess of $400 million. John's strength is helping identify the ideal project or transaction scope and crafting strategies to ensure the projects or financings proceed and succeed. Before joining FSA, John worked for a large accounting firm providing wealth management services and assisting clients secure angel funding. This experience laid the foundation for the sophisticated financial modeling FSA provides its clients today.
John believes that providing exceptional client service paired with Indian Country expertise, execution and accountability are keys to successful tribal relationships. John is a Registered Investment Advisor and also serves on numerous non-profit boards.