John McGarry


John recently moved to Seattle after a 25-year career as an investment banker in New York, Hong Kong, and Chicago.  His most recent role was as a senior banker raising capital for US companies in the Healthcare, Consumer Products, and Retail industries.  John is a partner at Social Venture Partners and currently serves on the environmental new grant committee.  He was a Fellow in the Northwest Conservation Philanthropy Fellowship program in 2015 and is a member of Element 8, a clean-tech angel investor group.  Outside of his environmental pursuits, John has a keen interest in music and the arts.  He is currently chair of the board of trustees of Interlochen Center for the Arts, an arts educational and cultural institution located in Michigan.  John holds an MBA from the University of Chicago and a BA in Economics from Northwestern University. He is an avid cyclist, skier, and hiker.