Partner and Chief Financial Officer at Longworth. Responsible for the Firm's financial, legal and administrative functions. Manages Longworth's fundraising and limited partner relations efforts and manages the investment term sheet/closing document structuring and negotiation process. Active with many of Longworth's portfolio companies with finance and operating initiatives including budgeting and capital raising. Before joining Longworth in 2001, John served as the CFO and member of the Board of Directors of Quail Piping Products, Inc., a venture-backed manufacturer of fiber-optic conduit products. John helped form Quail in 1999 after raising over $20 million in equity and debt financing to orchestrate a management-led buyout of the company from its then publicly traded parent company. Prior to Quail, John was the Assistant Vice President of Finance of Asahi/America, Inc., a NASDAQ-listed manufacturer and distributor of fluid flow systems. At Asahi, John led all finance, accounting, M&A, SEC, and IR activities. John began his career at Arthur Andersen LLP holding various senior audit positions in the Enterprise and Technology Group. John is a member of the Private Equity CFO Association where he also serves as a member of their Board of Directors, and the Financial Executives Networking Group. A Certified Public Accountant, John earned his MBA from Suffolk University and his BA in accounting from Assumption College.