With the heart of a teacher and the skills of a coach, John brings a distinct approach to helping his clients pursue their financial goals. He uses these valuable relational assets – that he honed as a teacher and coach directly out of college before entering the financial industry – to help educate, instruct and guide clients, not only in the investments they make, but also in other financial decisions that could affect their overall financial plans.
John joined Raymond James in 2005 and brought with him years of experience in the financial industry that began in 1989 at Prudential Securities. After becoming a branch manager and vice president of investments at Prudential, John also would work for Kidder Peabody, Legg Mason and Dain Rauscher before coming to work for Raymond James. An industry veteran with more than 25 years of experience, John has seen his clients through some of the best and some of the most historically challenging markets our country has ever seen.
Born in San Jose, California, John was a child when his family moved to Houston in 1967. He later attended the University of Texas, Austin, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree. Today, John and his wife, Beth, live in Sugar Land and have four children. He is an active volunteer in his community and enjoys, golf, fishing, waterfowl hunting and family activities.