John Howe founded Old Hill in 1996 and has over 25 years of experience investing and managing credit and asset based lending transactions. John is Old Hill′s Chief Executive Officer and responsible for overall portfolio construction. John is the chairman of the Investment Committee. Prior to Old Hill, John was a Managing Director at Nomura Securities in New York from 1990 to 1995, where he oversaw the $40 billion Government Securities Business Unit. Before joining Nomura, John was a Senior Vice President at Kidder Peabody, where he managed and traded fixed-income securities for seven years.
John earned his undergraduate degree from Tufts University and graduate degree from Columbia University, with a specialization in international business.
John was a captain in the United States Army, serving 10 years in active and reserve units.