Before joining EP Wealth, John worked for National Planning Corporation (NPC), an independent broker dealer where he sat on the trading desk as well as working in their Brokerage Services Unit. Before NPC, John was the sole proprietor of a restaurant in Seattle. After seven years of cooking, serving, managing his staff and doing the dishes, he successfully sold his business in 2012. John graduated from Seattle University with a BA in finance and currently holds Series 7, 65, and 24 FINRA licenses. John lives with his wife in Redondo Beach. He loves to cook and is passionate about watching soccer--and not playing anymore.