John is a financial advisor and Senior Vice President of Stearns Financial Services Group (SFSG), a multi-award winning, fee-only wealth management firm with offices in Greensboro and Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
He is a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder, holds the Certified Financial Planner® designation, and has earned his Master’s in Business Administration Degree.
John works with many high net worth families and businesses helping them with a variety of investment management, financial planning and business planning. His prior professional experience includes working with a regional business valuation firm and two top-15 financial institutions.
His professional accomplishments include helping SFSG’s Investment Committee navigate the difficult pre and post-Great Recession challenges, representing SFSG as a Vistage CEO group Trusted Advisor (SFSG is the only wealth management firm approved by Vistage in the Triad region of North Carolina) and helping SFSG grow to become one of the Business Leader Top 100 companies in North Carolina (2010) and Top 50 fastest growing privately held businesses in the Triad Region of North Carolina (Triad Business Journal).
John is also an avid marathon runner.