Mergers & Acquisitions Advisor
John Harrington joined Calder Capital in late October of 2023. He is responsible for leading Calder Capital’s new turnaround and distressed advisory practice and assisting other advisors with working through the distressed sale process.
John has more than 40 years of combined experience in bank management, executive leadership, and turnaround consulting covering a wide spectrum of businesses. John received his BSBA from Central Michigan University with an emphasis in Finance and Economics. His executive leadership and consulting background help his clients focus on maximizing the value of their enterprise while his banking experience allows for effective negotiations and communication with his client’s lenders and creditors.
Outside of the office, John enjoys outdoor activities such as boating, golfing, and skiing. He takes pride in his role as a father to two children, Alexander and Pauline. Being a Grand Rapids native, John is deeply involved in community service. He has contributed his time and expertise to various local charities, serving on boards and committees for organizations like Guiding Light Mission, West Michigan Refugee Education & Cultural Center, Economic Development Foundation, YWCA, and GROW. In addition, he has been involved with the United Way of West Michigan, Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce, American Heart Association, Leadership Grand Rapids, and the Early Childhood Education Program.