General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer
John serves as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of NextCapital, where he oversees legal and regulatory matters. For nearly a decade, John worked in a small specialty law firm in Chicago alongside his long-time friend, and former colleague, Barack Obama. John has served as an economics instructor in Chicago, where he earned international, national, and state recognition for his courses. And he has worked with entrepreneurs in Beijing, Shanghai, South Africa, Honduras, and the United States. John earned both a graduate degree and a law degree from Yale, where he served as Managing Editor of the Yale Law Journal, an editor of the Yale Journal on Regulation, and a judicial intern for Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who now sits on the United States Supreme Court. John earned his BA (with honors) in Economics from Northwestern University.