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John serves as Managing Director and Partner at Delafield Hambrecht, Inc. (“DHI”), an investment firm headquartered in Seattle, WA.  DHI is a registered investment advisor that manages private investment funds and makes private equity investments. Prior to joining DHI, John served as CEO of Saltmine, Inc., an interactive design and development software firm headquartered in Seattle, WA. Prior to Saltmine, John co-founded Waechter Lufkin, LLC. in 1997, and served as Principal of the Seattle-based Broker Dealer specializing in seed-stage private placements. Prior to this, John served as Vice President of Marketing and Operations for Northland Communications Corporation, a national provider of cable and internet services. Prior to Northland, John helped form the data and video communications division of GTE, and he began his career in sales and marketing with the Xerox Corporation.

John graduated from Whitman College and received an MBA from the University of Washington.  John serves as a Director at Seattle Bank.  He also is 58th person to climb the 7 Summits – the highest peak on each of the seven continents.

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