John Melbourne

John Melbourne is an Associate at Valent Capital Partners, supporting the Managing Principal in all facets of the search and acquisition of a single middle-market business. He brings over four years of finance and management experience and will be focused on using his educational and experiential background to provide thought leadership and hands-on support to contribute to the fund’s success. John has an entrepreneurial mindset, a drive to enhance his investment and business knowledge, and looks forward to working diligently with prospective Sellers while seeking to meet the needs of all parties on a successful outcome.

John has an innate ability to connect with individuals and recognizes the importance of developing strong relationships. Throughout the fund’s search, he hopes to create new connections while continuing to foster existing relationships. He welcomes the opportunity to speak with business owners and strategic partners to learn more about their company’s priorities and cultivate mutually beneficial partnerships.

Prior to joining Valent Capital Partners, John worked as an Analyst at Northern Trust and DiMeo Schneider & Associates. John holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Dayton.