John joined the Federal Home Loan Bank System in 2003. He started out with FHLB Seattle and transitioned over to FHLB Des Moines after the merger in 2015. John is currently a senior relationship manager who works primarily with our regional bank members in the western region. John is a highly regarded financial strategist, speaker and writer as well as the host of the FHLB Des Moines Insider and On the Record podcasts.
John has more than 40 years of national and international financial experience, including leadership positions at Barclays Capital, First Interstate Bank and Dean Witter Reynolds. He holds a Master’s in business administration from the Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University and a Bachelor’s in political science and economics from the University of California, Los Angeles. John is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).