Mr. John Gardner serves as Business Head, Invest & Advice at SoFi. Also, he is a Co-Founder and served as Board Member & Chief Financial Officer at LearnVest. Mr. Gardner spent his career working for companies on the forefront of investment management and advisory solutions. He began his career at SEI Investments as an Equity Analyst and as a Director of Product within its Wealth Network. He served as a Director of Product Strategy at Finaplex. he was a founding partner and Chief Operating Officer of Cabezon Capital Management. He studied at Lehigh University where he double-majored in Finance and Marketing with a minor in Philosophy. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.