John helps manage the research and trade execution at CORDA and serves as the Chief Compliance Officer. In his pursuit of an active and healthy lifestyle, John can be often found running in his neighborhood, at the park, and sometimes in the Texas Hill country. His long distance running endeavors sync with his attempts to uncover exceptional investment opportunities that can persevere over the long haul. He knows life mimics the capital markets, and building a portfolio that can withstand the occasional speed bump or two along the way will ultimately lead to a successful end result. His view is that dividends are the necessary oxygen to a portfolio and that capital appreciation will occur if quality businesses are purchased at the right price. His Notre Dame undergraduate finance background combined with an MBA from Georgia State make for a passionate contribution and his colleagues feed off of his enthusiasm. Finally, he has two wonderful children and he is typically on the go with them.