John leads the IC PHL local network management. He is also the Executive Chair of ImpactPHL, an alliance to promote and grow the impact investing ecosystem in the greater Philadelphia region. He has been a successful angel investor since 2005 with both Robin Hood Ventures, where he is a managing partner, and with Social Venture Circle Philadelphia. He serves on the Board of Directors for Social Venture Circle , the world’s largest and most active impact investor angel group, Good Company Ventures, an accelerator for social impact companies, and several startup companies including Wash Cycle Laundry and Milkcrate. When he is not investing for impact, he is looking for excuses to go skiing or mountain biking.
Previously, he did business acquisition and development, product pricing, and the implementation of company-wide strategic initiatives for Seton Company, the world’s largest supplier of automotive leather. John spent most of the 90’s developing and launching new cardiovascular catheter products for B. Braun Medical, Inc. John has long forgotten his Mechanical Engineering knowledge from the University of Delaware but remembers a little from his M.B.A. from Drexel University.