John joined Mercer Advisors through the Sigma Investment Management Company acquisition. He has been with Sigma since 1995, serving as Chief Investment Officer through 2017. Previously, he was an investment officer with U.S. Bank Trust. John is a past president of the CFA Society of Portland, and he currently serves on the boards of St. Mary’s Home for Boys, and BRAVO Youth Orchestra and on the investment committee for the Hillsboro Oregon Community Foundation. He received Bachelors and Masters Degrees with honors in music from The Juilliard School, and attended Oregon State University. Now a retired musician, John held the position of principal trumpet with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and Portland Opera Orchestra.