John was born and raised in Toronto and moved to Sudbury at the age of 16. After completing high school in Sudbury he went on to graduate from Laurentian University with an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree in 1984. Prior to beginning his career in the investment industry John worked in the field of marketing and then as a contractor in Sudbury for more than 15 years. John joined RBC Dominion Securities in 1999 as an Investment Advisor. He focuses on providing comprehensive advice concerning all aspects of wealth management, including tax and estate planning, business succession, insurance and investment portfolios.
John and his wife Carol Hartman, a successful lawyer and senior partner at Miller Maki in Sudbury, were married in 1988 and live just minutes from downtown on Ramsey Lake.