John Siverling is the Director of Private Markets and Impact Advocacy for OneAscent Investment Solutions, and a Managing Partner in OneAscent Capital LLC. He has over 30 years of business experience, and over 20 years in the venture finance industry.
John holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Wisconsin and an MBA with Distinction from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business. John has been a frequent speaker and panelist, including at the University of Michigan Business School, MIT Forum, UNCC Five Ventures Business Plan Competition, and Kingdom Advisors, among others. John resides in Matthews, NC with his wife. They have two adult sons.
John has developed his financial, operational and management business skills from a varied history of professional experiences. Following his lead role in the formation and launch of the Christian Investment Forum, John became the first Executive Director in order to continue the growth strategy of the non-profit trade association, until its merger with Faith Driven Investor. The goal of CIF is to build awareness and credibility for faith-based investing within the broader financial investment industry. In addition to his work at the Christian Investment Forum, John is also the Managing Partner in JAS Ventures, LLC, a consulting firm focused on helping companies develop and execute values integrated business practices. He is also a co-founder and President of RDJ Ventures, LLC, an early-stage biotechnology company.
Prior to JAS Ventures, John was a partner at Sloan Ventures, an early-stage venture development firm. John managed all aspects of the Sloan Investment Fund, including limited partner reporting and investment activities for a number of the firm’s portfolio companies. He has taken active interim management positions, as CFO and COO, with some of the early-stage companies.
Prior to joining Sloan Ventures, John worked with Frank Russell Capital, a private equity firm, analyzing the private equity industry and in cooperation with Goldman Sachs managing a globally recognized survey on trends in the industry. John began his career with General Motors Cadillac Division and held various sales and marketing management positions in Detroit, Denver, and San Francisco.