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John Lisko

Thomas Mill Advisors

John Lisko founded Thomas Mill Advisors in 2020 and serves as the Managing Member and Chief Investment Officer of the firm. TMA provides outsourced CIO services on over $2.6 billion of assets held by a small group of clients.

Prior to founding TMA, John was the President of Global Beta Advisors, where he was responsible for overseeing the management of the finances and operations of the firm. He led new business development for all the firm's investment products, as well as monitored all client relationship efforts. Before GBA, John served as a Vice President at NewSpring Capital, where he sourced, monitored, and managed investments in technology-enabled business services and manufacturing firms. John was a director of Archer Investment Management Solutions, CODi, Inc., Journey Systems, Inc., and Bluenog Holdings.

Previously, John spent six years as the Chief of Staff and Chief Investment Officer for the Pennsylvania Treasury, where he oversaw $18 billion in assets. During that time, John managed a workforce of over 415 employees and served as a designee on state investment boards with a net asset value of over $100 billion, including two state retirement systems and three Insurance Department-related funds.

Education, Personal, and Fellowship

John earned his MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with a concentration in finance and he graduated with his BS from Temple University. John lives with his wife and son in the suburbs of Philadelphia.

A member of Class 17, John served his fellowship at the Pennsylvania Treasury under the mentorship of Michael DiPiano, Managing General Partner and co-founder of NewSpring Capital.