John serves as a portfolio manager on Madison’s Dividend Income strategy and as an analyst on the Madison U.S. Equity Team. John started working in the financial services industry in 1983 and he joined Madison in 2009. Prior to joining Madison, he began working as a Registered Representative for Charles Schwab in 1983 and as an equity analyst for The Bank of California starting in 1986. There, he managed equity portfolios through the crash of 1987 and started managing Relative Yield portfolios in 1988. In 1994 he joined Montgomery Asset Management as a partner and portfolio manager of Relative Yield portfolios. John joined CUNA Mutual Group in 1998 as an equity analyst and portfolio manager of Relative Yield portfolios. In 2009 he joined Madison Investments, where he continues to work as an equity analyst and portfolio manager of Relative Yield portfolios. John earned his B.S. in Finance and Computer Science, graduating Summa Cum Laude from Northern Illinois University. John earned a Fellowship and MBA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, including graduating from the University’s Applied Security Analysis Program.