Born in Pasadena, Texas, John is not a native Oklahoman, but after extensive international travel - he calls Oklahoma home. After completing his undergraduate degree in finance from Oklahoma City University, John set himself abroad to Tianjin, China. There he worked as a commodities pricing analyst and attended graduate level courses at Tianjin University of Finance and Economics. Upon completing his MBA with a specialization in International Business John returned to the US, and began working in the Bankruptcy and Liquidation industry assisting in the management of assets under receivership. With education being a continued focus in John’s life, he worked to attain his licenses to offer financial advisory services to the public. As part of Synergy Advisors Group, John takes a comprehensive approach to Financial Planning. Client-centric is the guide word that John follows in his practice using the individual needs of clients to customize plans that are unique to them. With the changing financial environment John believes that a successful advisory firm can only be built through the education and empowerment of its clients, and that is what he has found at Synergy Advisors Group.