From start-up environments to well established businesses, John Hayner has played a meaningful role in growing organizations from the ground up. Prior to joining Viridian, he worked as a Managing Director for an L.A.-based investment bank focused on debt and equity capital raising for public and private companies, mergers and acquisitions, financial advisory, reverse mergers, rand rollups. Before this, Mr. Hayner also ran the International Practice Group for a large multi-national law firm.
He has extensive international experience which includes working with numerous banks and law firms throughout Asia. Earlier in his career, Mr. Hayner was Senior V.P. at Bank of America Private Bank where he led a team of over 70 elite wealth strategists.
Mr. Hayner graduated with a Juris Doctorate (JD) degree from Western State University with an emphasis in international business and finance. He is a Six Sigma Black Belt, has finished 9 full marathons and loves to stay active. He has been married to his wife for 16 years and has twin sons that keep things active.