John Nowaczyk is a Partner with 13 years of private equity investing experience and became the firm’s Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer in 2020. He also holds the same positions for PeakEquity Partners. John joined Milestone in 2007 and during his tenure has played several key roles, spanning business development, deal execution, portfolio oversight, fundraising, investor relations and internal operations. Prior to Milestone John had 15 years of investment banking and consulting experience focused on mergers and acquisitions and private finance, primarily serving lower middle market and emerging growth companies, most notably with the firms Kidder, Peabody & Co., PaineWebber and Legg Mason Wood Walker.
John graduated from Harvard College with a B.A in Government.
John commutes from Wilmington, Delaware and is a heavy consumer of podcasts and audiobooks. Near his office you might hear instrumental guitar and banjo music, which helps him concentrate. When he is not at the office, you can often find him running on trails near the Brandywine River or hiking in a National Park with his three boys and his wife. He also drives a pickup truck and is game for some karaoke pretty much anytime, anywhere.