John entered the financial services industry at South Carolina National Bank in 1975 as Branch Manager and Senior Commercial Loan Officer. He later worked for Interstate Johnson Lane before serving as Branch Manager for Nations Securities and Wheat First Butcher Singer. In 2002, John joined Bob Nachman and Ben Norwood to form what is now the independently owned company of Nachman Norwood & Parrott Wealth Management Consultancy.
A native of Greenville, John is a graduate of Vanderbilt University and the School of Banking of the South at Louisiana State University. He holds the designation of Certified Investment Management Analyst® (CIMA®), is an active member of the Investment Management Consultants Association (IMCA), and has completed Accredited Investment Fiduciary® (AIF®) coursework.