John N. Wanamaker
President, McKinley Alaska Private Investment, LLC
BA, Political Science, University of Chicago
Governance Fellow with the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD)
Executive Program in Exponential Technologies at Singularity University
Mr. John N. Wanamaker joined McKinley in 2019 to lead the firm’s new private investment business. In 2021, John became the President of McKinley Alaska Private Investment, LLC – a business unit within McKinley Management. John is a lifelong Alaskan, active angel investor, and professional corporate director who brings over 30 years of professional board service to public, private, and non-profit enterprises. He has made transformative contributions to companies across the development spectrum, from early-state private ventures to mature public companies. John is valued for his deep skill set in M&A, strategic planning, financing, marketing, innovation, technology, and intellectual property. In addition to his investment and advisory activities, John has firsthand experience as an entrepreneur, having founded or co-founded 6 companies. His experience spans diverse industries, including communications, aerospace, security, imaging/mapping, geolocation, real estate development, and angel investment. John and his wife live in Anchorage, Alaska. They enjoy outdoor adventures and time spent with their sons.