John is President and Chief Investment Officer for Vantage Investment Partners. He has over 25 years of experience in the capital markets and is involved in all aspects of our portfolio management process. John began his career at Chicago Title and Trust Company and in the early 1990s, he took a position with First National Bank of Omaha. John was Head of Fixed Income Investments at the time of his departure when he assumed the duties of Chief Investment Officer at the Old United Insurance Companies in Merriam, Kansas. John founded Vantage Investment Partners in 2003 in partnership with Old United Insurance Companies and the Van Tuyl family.
John earned a BS in Geology and a BBA in Finance from the University of Iowa. He also earned an MBA in Finance from DePaul University. He is a member of the CFA Institute and the local Financial Analyst Society in Kansas City. John is a CFA® charterholder.