John J. Churchill, Director of Business Consulting, Fortis Business Growth Accelerator
John Churchill is Fortis Wealth’s Director of Business Consulting. He is responsible for the Fortis Business Growth Accelerator and leads the firm’s work with pre and post exit early-stage and middle-market business owners. John helps Fortis’ business owner clients identify growth opportunities for their companies with an eye towards maximizing and monetizing the full value of what is often his clients’ most significant personal asset.
John is well positioned to help business owners succeed through his experiences and accomplishments working at a life-sciences regulatory consulting firm, a New York based family office sponsored venture capital firm and, most recently, through his government service as the Director of Economic Affairs for the Consulate General of Israel to the Mid-Atlantic Region. In this position, John worked closely with the Philadelphia-Israel Chamber of Commerce’s Executive Director on projects such as Mayor Michael Nutter’s trade missions to Israel and SIBAT, the Israeli Ministry of Defense’s foreign defense cooperation initiative, in Pennsylvania, Delaware and West Virginia.
John is a graduate of Georgetown University where, as an undergraduate, he worked in Georgetown President, John J. DeGioia’s, Policy Department. He also holds a master’s degree in Elections and Campaign Management from Fordham University.
In his spare time, John enjoys fundraising for regional PAC’s and for children’s charities such as the Boys and Girls Club.