John has been providing business, legal, regulatory, and strategic advice to clients for twenty years, most recently as Founder and Principal of Accredence. His clients span a variety of industries, including financial services, private equity, real estate, renewable energy, insurance, health care, consumer products, and e-commerce. Prior to joining Practus, John served as General Counsel, Chief Legal Officer, Chief Compliance Officer, Secretary, and an executive officer of public and private companies, funds, investment advisers, broker/dealers, and REITs. He has assisted and advised in over $1 billion in transactions, including public and private offerings, mergers, acquisitions, and reorganizations.
Outside of work, John enjoys spending time with his beautiful wife and two sons, community service, traveling, reading, and running. John volunteers as a child advocate for abused children and has visited over 25 countries, led over a dozen backpacking trips across the U.S., and has run ten marathons. Obviously, sitting is not in John’s vocabulary.