John Rose has experience both as a finance executive as well as an investor in the Venture Capital /Private Equity world. Prior to joining AVL Growth Partners, he served as the CFO at Yasso, Inc., a CPG company selling frozen novelties in over 14,000 grocery and club stores across the US. Prior to his time at Yasso, John worked for both Overall Capital and Brook Venture Partners as an integral part of small investment teams, completing upwards of $100 million of investments across 20+ different technology, medical technology, consumer, services, and e-commerce businesses. While at Overall, he led the Financial function for portfolio company Iperia, Inc., a mobile telecommunications platform provider which was sold to Genband. John’s experience also includes M&A activity on both the buy and sell side, equity and debt fundraising, FP&A, reporting, system design and implementation, and data analysis.
John is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst where he majored in Finance and Operations Management. John also serves as a formal Advisor to RxGreen Solutions and is involved with a handful of start-up companies.