John joined Kelso in 2014. He is focused on marketing, fundraising and co-investment syndication. He spent the preceding nine years as a Partner at Court Square Capital where he ran Investor Relations and Marketing. Previously, he worked at Capital Z Investments where he ran the Investor Relations and Marketing department. Prior to Capital Z, he was a senior fundraiser for J.P. Morgan’s fund placement team where he raised capital for numerous private equity funds.
John earned an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School in 1994 and received an A.B., magna cum laude, from Brown University in 1989. He is a Trustee of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Uncommon Schools NYC Charters and the JW Foundation.