400 N Mountain Ave Ste 202
Upland, CA 91786
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John J. Woods is in his 33rd year of the financial consulting business, and spent the last twenty six years as Executive Director of Oppenheimer and Company. Prior to that, John was Vice President at Lehman Brothers. He is President of Friends of Chastain Park Foundation, serves on the Board of 643 Baseball Foundation, serves on the football committee of NYO – where he coached for 17 years, and is the Chairman of Walton High School Touchdown Club. John is currently the owner of the Chattanooga Lookouts and also sits on the board of three companies.
John attended Tennessee Tech where he was a member of the football team. He attended the Wharton Executive School of Business and studied for his CIMA. John has bought, started, and sold many businesses. John is also the former Owner of 7 Speed and Agility Facilities, owned Sports A Rama and Honeycutt Sports.
John is the father to four boys and husband to Janelle Blaylock Woods. His two oldest sons played football for Kentucky, his 19 year old son is a Freshman football player for Georgia, and he has a 14 year old son currently attending Walton High School, who plays football and 643 baseball.
Lynne joined Southport Capital in May of 2014. Lynne brings 15 years of experience in the Financial Services industry to the team. She was born and raised in State College, Pennsylvania and attended Penn State University. She began her career with PNC Financial working for PNC Bank, then achieving her life insurance and brokerage licenses prior to transitioning to PNC Financial. Lynne also worked with TransAmerica, where she traveled throughout the Northeast training Financial Advisors and Insurance Agents on mutual funds and annuities.
Lynne enjoys spending time with her wife, three-year-old daughter Ella, and her Maltese Lucy. She also enjoys cooking, reading, and football; especially the Nittany Lions of Penn State!
Iris is married to John Israel, and they have 2 grown sons with families in Utah and San Diego. lris studied Marine Science at Temple University and was planning for a career in that industry, but life took her in another direction. She is currently active in Equine and Canine Rescue with Save the Horses and Golden Rescue of Atlanta, she also enjoys cooking, dancing and the beach.
A native of Atlanta, he graduated from Georgia Institute of Technology in 2008 with a degree in International Relations. He is currently working towards his CFP designation.