John entered the on-line stock trading competition known as Marketocracy in 2001. By 2009 he had placed in the top 10 out of 70,000 participants. His market work is profiled in The Warren Buffett's Next Door: The World's Greatest Investors You've Never Heard Of, by Forbes Investments Editor Matt Schifrin. He's a 1972 graduate of the University of North Carolina. John has been serving as the Managing Member of Navin Advisors, LLC since October 29, 2012).
John lived and worked in Las Vegas from 1987 to 1992.