From 1986 to 1988, John served on the investment staff of the Retirement Systems of Alabama, holding positions as both Fixed Income and Equity Analyst. From 1991 to 1996, he was an investment banker at The First Boston Corporation (now Credit Suisse) in New York and was with Windward Capital Partners, an $875 million buyout fund also based in New York. From 1996 to 1999, John was co-founder and Co-Managing Partner of Petra Capital, a private subordinated debt fund based in Nashville. Additionally, he was a Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of IntraMicron, Inc. from 2001 to 2009 and currently serves as Chairman. From 2009 to late 2011, John served as Chairman and CEO of National Alabama Corporation, a railcar manufacturer located in northwest Alabama. As a Co-Founder and Managing Member of Fidelis Capital since 2001, Mr. Stein is involved in all private market investment activities of the firm.
John received a B.S. in Business Administration from Auburn University, a Master of Business Administration from Auburn University at Montgomery and a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law.
John is a members of the University’s 1856 and Foy Society.