President and Chief Compliance Officer
As one of the firm's Principals, John serves as President and Chief Compliance Officer. His responsibilities include the management of day to day operations, management of firm employees, development and implementation of compliance policy, strategic planning, service as Chairman of the firm's Compliance Committee, and portfolio management. John is a member of the firm's Investment Committee and participates in financial planning for clients.
Past Experience: Prior to MTM, John was an advisor with the investment advisory firm McHam Taylor & Co., and served as President of the Moore Family Office, Moore Capital, LLC. John was appointed by South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley as a Magistrate Judge for Spartanburg County, SC where he served for 7 years. John's judicial and private equity experience provide him with a unique operational, legal, and investment perspective that adds significant value to the advice given to our clients.
Background: John is a 2004 graduate of Wofford College with a B.A. in Government. He was named Wofford’s Young Alumnus of the Year in 2016. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees for Spartanburg Methodist College, South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities, and the President’s Advisory Board of Wofford College. He previously served on the boards of Gibbs Cancer Center, Cancer Research Center at the University of South Carolina, South Carolina Cancer Alliance and on the grant’s committees for the Spartanburg County Foundation and the Arts Partnership of Greater Spartanburg.
Personal: John and his wife Martha live in Spartanburg with their yellow lab Gill. He enjoys traveling, attending sporting events, spending time with family and friends, and giving back to the Spartanburg Community.