John recently retired as president of the FINRA Investor Education Foundation, where he managed the foundation’s grant making and programmatic efforts to educate and protect investors.
FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority) is the largest independent securities regulator in the United States. Before joining FINRA in September 2001, he was deputy director of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of Investor Education & Assistance. He also served for seven years as senior counsel in the commission’s Division of Enforcement, where he brought cases and investigated violations of federal securities laws.
John, currently a resident of Vermont, is a graduate of Middlebury College and earned his J.D. degree from Suffolk University.