John joined the Creative Financial Partners team in July of 2019 as a financial advisor and branch manager for the new CFP Columbus, Ohio location. Before joining Creative Financial Partners, he was an independent advisor with Barber Financial Group, Ltd/LPL Financial.
John’s educational experience includes being awarded a full-ride undergraduate Lilly Fellowship to Wabash College, where he graduated with Honors and a B.A. In addition, he earned a M.S. from Purdue University. He holds an Ohio Life, Accident and Health insurance license, as well as Series 7, 62, 63, 66 and 24 FINRA registrations. He is currently studying for his Certified Financial Planner designation.
John served as President for the Columbus chapter of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors from July 2012 through June 2013. He is an active volunteer for the Ohio Cancer Research Associates, executive board member of the Legacy Fund of the Columbus Foundation, and participates in numerous networking organizations.
Outside of the office, John enjoys music, golf, tennis, softball and travelling the world. Most recently, he hiked the Inca Trails at Machu Picchu and snowmobiled the glaciers in Iceland.