John grew up on a black angus cattle farm in a small town in North Carolina, attended college at NC State, has been married to Anne for 30 years, and has three awesome children. He led a thriving practice in the financial services industry for 22 years advising high-capacity families, executives, and private businesses. Closing his practice in 2012, he and his team launched an affiliate of National Christian Foundation in the Carolinas to serve high-capacity families in their stewardship legacy and charitable planning. An author and professional speaker, John enjoys sharing through media. His first book, He Spends She Spends – Why God Wants You to Live for Free and the accompanying curriculum is available for couples, churches, and small groups.