John shares responsibility for the general management and strategic direction of Portman. Additionally, he leads capital markets arenas for the company, which includes sourcing, underwriting, capitalizing, and structuring transactions across all business lines.
John’s association with Portman began in the early 2000s, when he worked as an analyst on domestic developments. He left Portman to work with KPMG’s Corporate Finance Group in Mumbai, focusing on mergers and acquisitions as well as raising equity and performing valuation assessments in real estate, aviation, and FMCG industries.
John sits on the Board of the Atlanta Downtown Improvement District (ADID) and is a memeber of the Young Presidents Organization. He graduated cum laude from Harvard College, and earned a master’s degree with honors and distinction from Cardiff University, United Kingdom. Additionally, John has a Master’s in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University.