John serves as a Client Advisor, Investment Analyst and Portfolio Manager at Peregrine. Additionally, in his role as a Principal, he is active in the daily administration of the firm.
Between 2002 and 2010, John served as Chief Administrative Officer of The Five Smiths, Inc., providing family office services including the oversight of marketable securities portfolios, various real estate holdings, private investments, charitable giving, estate planning and business operations.
From 1993 to 2002, John was employed in his family's business, The Atlanta Falcons Football Club, where he held various positions in Business Operations, Finance, Marketing and Logistics. Additionally, he served as Chief Financial Officer of The Atlanta Falcons Youth Foundation.
John attended the University of Georgia, and in 1992, he received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a concentration in Finance. He furthered his education at Georgia State University where in 1998 he received his Master of Business Administration degree with a concentration in Finance. In so doing, he earned membership in Beta Gamma Sigma business national honor society.
Since September 2010, John has served as Chief Administrative Officer of TDCR Group, LLC providing administrative family office services to certain of his family members for the purpose of monitoring family assets. Additionally, since 2006, John has served on the Board of Directors of AlbaHealth, LLC, a privately-held health care products manufacturer and distributor based in Rockwood, Tennessee.
John is very active in civic and charitable activities. Since 2008, he has served as a University of Georgia Foundation Trustee with positions on the Investment, Finance and Nominating Committees. He serves as a Trustee of the Lovett School in Atlanta where he chairs the Endowment Committee and serves on the Audit and Student Life Committees. He previously served as a member of the school's Strategic Planning Committee.
John currently serves as Vice President of Peachtree Golf Club in Atlanta and previously served on the First Tee Board of the East Lake Community Foundation, a mentoring, education, and guidance program for youth in inner city Atlanta. He served on the Board of the Reinhardt College Dave Henritze Scholarship Fund, and for three years, he served on the Finance Committee at Peachtree Road United Methodist Church, where he and his family are members.
John is married to the former Rae Cole of Tifton, Georgia. They have three children, Mari Cole, Harriet and John O, and they make their home in Atlanta.
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