John Mitchell, J.D.
Mr. Mitchell had over fifteen years of investment experience prior to the formation of Mitchell, Vaught and Taylor, Inc., in 1996. Mr. Mitchell leads our Investment Committee.
Prior to forming MVT, Inc, Mr. Mitchell served as senior vice president and portfolio manager at The Chicago Corporation Asset Management Group, where he managed public pension funds. His experience includes work at an investment banking house as an investment advisor and a financial consultant to public pension funds in the Midwest. Mr. Mitchell’s legal experience includes serving as a Special Assistant Attorney General for the State of Illinois and as a Special Assistant Corporation Counsel for the City of Chicago.
Mr. Mitchell received his undergraduate degree from Bradley University and his J.D. from Lewis University in 1979. He is a member of the Chicago Bar Association and the Illinois State Bar Association. He has served as a member of the Securities Law Committee and as Chairman of the Financial & Investment Services Committee of the Chicago Bar Association. Mr. Mitchell has been a featured speaker at several national and local conferences on pension investment issues as they relate to public safety employees.