John serves as a Portfolio Manager and is responsible for managing the firm’s Covered Call Programs. John has over 30 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®). 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.