John serves as a Portfolio Manager on the Navigator Global Opportunity management team, focusing on trend and risk analysis and is a member of the Clark Capital Investment Committee. John has over 20 years of experience in the investment advisory business. Prior to joining Clark Capital in 2011, John spent 15 years at Wachovia Securities and its predecessor firm Wheat First Butcher Singer, where he spent his last two years managing the Absolute Return ETF portfolio. John holds a degree in Economics from Millersville University and pursued graduate studies in economics at Lehigh University, with an emphasis in Econometrics. He is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) licensee and a Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) with the American College. He is also an Affiliate of the Market Technicians Association, a professional organization of market analysts, and is currently studying for Level III of the Chartered Market Technician’s examination.