John is responsible for strategic planning and capital markets for 1200 Pharma. John was Partner and Co-Founder of Westgate Capital Partners, LLC, a private investment firm that he founded with Jim Jeffs, where they participated in over $1bn of investments across real assets. Previously, he was Director of Capital Markets of Kairos Venture Investments, LLC and Managing Director at Whittier Trust Company, where he was responsible for the alternative asset platform.

John received his BS from Vanderbilt University, JD from University of Cincinnati and LLM from Georgetown University Law Center.