John Stempeck

Founder of Avalon Associates, Inc., John has provided a broad range of professional services to Fortune 1000 companies, including strategy formulation, product and business development, and merger and acquisition services. Prior to Avalon, John spent 15 years with these companies: Braxton Associates (now Deloitte Consulting) as director, EDS Management Consulting as partner, Xerox Corporation as vice president and Polaroid Corporation as inventor. He received a BS in electrical engineering from MIT and an MBA from Boston University. He is an angel investor in start-up companies and volunteers at the MIT Venture Mentoring Service.

Why I’m so passionate about Darwin Trust

I value the approach we take as a true fiduciary, looking at our clients’ complete situations to help ensure we’re working in their best interest.c

How I define the Darwin Difference℠

The Darwin Difference is our holistic approach to doing what’s right by our clients.