Before joining Burleigh Consulting Group in 1996 as a pension consultant, John was a vice president at National Bank of Commerce and a financial analyst in the corporate planning department of Perkins Family Restaurants. John has earned the Certified Pension Consultant and Qualified Pension Administrator designations awarded by ASPPA. He is also an Enrolled Retirement Plan Agent and is able to practice before the Internal Revenue Service on behalf of clients with regards to retirement plan matters. John graduated from the University of Mississippi with a B.B.A. degree and from the University of Memphis with an M.B.A. degree in finance.