Prior to founding NEP in 1984, John worked at Norwest Bank for 16 years. He managed the bank’s manufacturing and electronics group as well as the natural resources group. He also served as senior vice president in charge of middle market lending activities. As the chairman of NEP, John continues to work on portfolio company activities as an active investment partner, as well as focusing efforts on personal philanthropic interests.
B.S. and B.A., University of Minnesota