John Meindl is the Founder and Managing Partner of the CIF Fund, a private equity investment fund. John is also an Executive in Residence and Adjunct Professor at Furman University, providing business curriculum guidance and teaching in the areas of: corporate strategy, entrepreneurism and innovation and corporate sustainability. He teaches for the divisions of Corporate & Professional Development and Undergraduate Evening Studies at Furman.
John has over thirty years of domestic and international experiences ranging from Fortune 500’s to government to founding several start-up ventures. He’s also served as a board member of several public and private corporations. As a published author of numerous articles on strategy, sustainability, and entrepreneurialism, John is a highly-sought speaker and guest lecturer.
John has an MPA from American University in Finance and Strategy with post-graduate work in Leadership and Entrepreneurialism from the Wharton School.