Senior Vice President
As Senior Vice President of think2perform, John Neyer brings over 25+ years of knowledge and successful experience in the financial services industry. For the last decade, John’s leadership in upper management has focused on the financial planning and wealth management industries, and leadership development.
His innate ability to know what needs to get done to make a company or individual successful has knighted John with the well-deserved title as a turnaround specialist. John recruited, trained, coached and mentored financial advisors as a District Manager and Field Vice President for Ameriprise Financial, where he ran Southern California locations, as well as Waddell & Reed Financial Advisors, where he was completely responsible for all aspects of running and successfully growing the company’s branch offices. John spent some time helping develop, and pioneer technology-driven platforms and Advisor training systems for LPL/Nestwise.
Early in his career as a financial advisor, John won awards for his performance in sales and service with several top firms including American Express Financial Advisors, Prudential, Merrill Lynch, and John Hancock.
John’s intellectual creativity, gut instinct and emotional competence, teamed up with his technical knowledge is the driving force behind his success, John took his first job with the firm of John Hancock, having been recruited out of college, and quickly earned his first performance award from the company.
John is also a proud Marine Corps veteran, and he is a believer in, and a proponent of Marine Corps Leadership Principles.
A deeply committed lifelong learner and student of leadership, John believes in helping others to achieve by mentoring. His strong belief in altruism had led to his involvement with two non-profits. He mentors other businesspeople through Everwise and also helps other veterans and first responders through the Mighty Oaks Foundation.
John is happily married to his wife, Sharon, and they have three grown children. They also have two grandchildren, and one due in March of ‘20. His hobbies include anything on or near the water, sports, and spending time with their four dogs.