John has been a real estate investor on Maui since 1997. He is also an Angel Investor and with series 7 and Series 65 financial licenses and has launched and supported other startups currently including Hawaii Financial Marketplace Advisors.
John is a 1978 graduate of Roosevelt University in Chicago with a BS Degree in Marketing. After graduating, John continued his studies at the Cambridge Institute for Advanced Computer Applications; he also studied at the Novell Education Center where he received a certificate as a Certified Netware Engineer.
John was with AT&T World Wide for over 30 years where he was head of Internet Security and New Technology Development. He retired in 2008 with a significant background in management, sales, operations, engineering, and development, and he also received numerous technical certifications.
John holds an active real estate license and is a founding partner and manager in Maui Paradise Properties LLC, a real estate brokerage specializing in investment and lifestyle properties in the residential and commercial areas on Maui.