John joined Hunken Ewing Financial Group with over 25 years of experience in financial services and as a business owner and operator in the financial service industry. John works with individuals and business owners to grow their financial independence. He strategizes with them to build a foundation, accumulate wealth and long-term optimization of their tax liabilities and estate planning to help them reach their financial goals.
John holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance and International Business from Illinois State University, and attended the American University in Paris, France.
Prior to joining Hunken Ewing Financial Group, John was the Managing Director and Head of Global Program Trading for Knight Equity Markets, Société Générale, and Jefferies, where he managed teams in the US, Europe, and Asia in the areas of algorithmic and risk trading. Before Jefferies, John formed a joint venture between Nikko Securities and Knight Securities in Japan. Prior to Knight, John was also a Senior Vice President with ITG where he developed their global program trading business in the US and Europe.
John currently lives in the west suburbs of Chicago with his wife, Jennifer, and has a daughter and three boys. He is active in his church and a member of the Knights of Columbus. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends, and his hobbies include snow and water skiing, fishing, and gardening.
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