John is the co-founder and President of the FSI Group and Five Stones Investments, an investment firm based in Cincinnati, Ohio. He serves as co-portfolio manager of FSI’s long/short equity hedge fund and private equity strategies. He has served on a number of public and private company boards in the Financial Services industry. Prior to founding FSI, John served as a Vice President and Portfolio Manager in the Market Risk Analytics Group of Bankers Trust Company, and as a Commercial and Investment Banking Consultant in the Financial Services Strategy practice of The MAC Group/Gemini Consulting.
He is active in civic affairs and currently sits on the boards of the Jewish Foundation of Cincinnati, Hebrew Union College, the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, and the Immigrant and Refugee Law Center.
John received his Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy from the University of Chicago in 1988. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst.