John N. Laughlin, CFP®



Prior to joining Summit, John was an Equity Analyst at Regions Morgan Keegan in Memphis from 1997 to 1999 and an Equity Analyst intern at Mastrapasqua & Associates in Nashville.


John graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Magna Cum Laude from Vanderbilt University with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics.  After working for several years, he also obtained a Master of Business Administration in Finance with honors from Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management. John is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional as granted by Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc.


John is currently on the board of the Hope Christian Community Foundation of Memphis. He is on the investment committees for the Second Presbyterian Church Foundation and the Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association (MIFA) endowment. He also serves on the professional advisory group of the Jewish Foundation of Memphis and is on the philanthropy advisory council of BRIDGES USA – a Memphis non-profit serving the city’s youth. In addition, John serves as an elder at Second Presbyterian Church of Memphis. He was previously on the boards of the Presbyterian Day School Alumni Association, Christ Community Ministries, and Memphis Opportunity Scholarship Trust (MOST).


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