John values what his clients have to say. Through open discussions and wit, he provides clients with a welcome environment and all the time they need to discuss their situation, understand their challenges and explore their opportunities.
John comes to Darwin Trust with over 25 years in private fiduciary practice, guiding families through asset protection and serving multiple generations of beneficiaries. As the firm’s founder and chairman of the board, he is responsible for helping to set and oversee policies and procedures that allow the firm to have the best service levels and highest accountability to its clients and its employees. John received a BA in international politics and economics from Middlebury College and a JD from New England School of Law. He also studied global economics at L’Institut des Études Politiques de Paris. John is a member of the Massachusetts and New Hampshire State Bars and the Federal District of Massachusetts Bar. He is a licensed real estate broker in Massachusetts and New Hampshire, a licensed life and health insurance producer in Massachusetts as well as a licensed life settlement broker in Massachusetts. John is an advisory council member of the New England Zoo. He also serves as a corporator for Winchester Hospital and Cambridge Savings Bank. John, a Winchester native, lives locally. He not only has four children but also is custodian of Darwin, the inspiration behind Darwin Trust Company.