Prior to co-founding CapitalWorks, John was President of Nicholas/Applegate Mutual Funds, and Chief Investment Officer of Investor Services Group. Prior to 1997, he was the Lead Portfolio Manager of the Growth & Income team. Before joining Nicholas/Applegate in 1987, John worked with Metropolitan Life Insurance Company for six years. John earned his BA in American Studies, cum laude, from Amherst College. John has been in the investment industry since 1981.