John Zimmerman

John Zimmerman, Director
Denver Investments
1225 17th Street, Suite 2600
Denver, Colorado 80202

Mr. Zimmerman is the President of Denver Investments, a $10 billion independently owned asset management firm located in Denver Colorado. He is responsible for the strategic direction of the firm and growth initiatives, as well as leading the firm’s sales, marketing and operations teams to enhance the focus on distribution, client service and operational efficiency.

Prior to joining Denver Investments, John was a partner at Northern Lights Capital Group, a private equity firm specializing in boutique asset managers. His responsibilities included managing relationships with the ten portfolio companies, assisting these companies build their businesses as well as working with several in a distribution capacity.

Prior to Northern Lights Capital Group, John was Executive Vice President and Managing Director of Janus Capital Group’s Institutional Asset Management business. Starting in 2004 with $20 billion in assets under management, the institutional business grew to $54 billion in AUM by the end of 2006. Over that period, the group had revenue growth of 110% and expanded the operating margin from 21% to 49%. Pervious to Janus, John spent nearly 20 years in various investment roles with Banc of America Capital Management including equity analyst, Director of Research, Chief Equity Investment Strategist, portfolio manager, Director of Growth Strategies and Head of Institutional Client Service. He was selected to the “Best of the Buyside” as an equity analyst by Institutional Investor magazine. John received his BSBA from the University of Missouri, his MBA from St. Louis University, and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) holder. He served as president of the St. Louis Society of Financial Analysts and serves on the University of Missouri Finance Advisory Board, the Catholic Foundation Investment Committee, the Regis Jesuit High School Investment and Advancement Committees and the Denver Urban Scholars Board of Directors.