John is the founder of The Stanton Group WP, and serves as the primary advisor for clients, focusing on financial planning and the investment strategies to support the financial plan.
Before establishing his own practice, he was a Vice President with the regional investment bank Wunderlich Securities. His resume’ also includes time with the Global Wealth Management Group of Morgan Stanley, and executive roles with two prominent investment managers.
John is dedicated to helping clients develop objective financial plans and investment strategies, through traditional research and risk management.
John has a Masters in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance & Business Management from DePaul University, and a Bachelor of Arts, Economics and Business, from Eastern Illinois University. He holds the Series 66 Investment Advisor Representative license through SeaCrest Wealth Management, LLC and is Life, Health, and Annuity Insurance licensed through the state of Illinois.
Away from the office, John and his wife Jill enjoy spending time with family and friends. Their love of outdoor activities has them getting out to play golf, tennis, and finding new places to visit, preferably with a beach, and great sunsets!
Erika recently joined us in 2021. She coordinates our new client onboarding, account openings, account maintenance, and various office projects.
Erika's attention to detail, and being super organized, come naturally to her, as she balances raising her two daughters, Isabel and Natalia, with her husband Jessie, and her office responsibilities with ease