Managing Partner, Huntz & Co.
John Huntz currently serves as Managing Partner of Huntz & Co., a private equity/venture advisory firm and a consultant to Arcapita Investment Management, an international investment firm based in Bahrain. He joined Arcapita in 2005 as the Executive Director and Head of Venture Capital with more than 30 years of private equity, venture capital and operational experience. In March 2009, John assumed the additional responsibilities as President/Treasurer of Arcapita Inc. and Head of Arcapita's Atlanta Office.
Prior to joining Arcapita, John spent 14 years at the Fuqua companies, where he served as Managing Director of Fuqua Ventures, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Fuqua Enterprises, Inc., a NYSE company. Prior to Fuqua, John’s experience includes financial and investment management as Managing Partner of Noble Ventures International, a private equity firm, Director of Capital Resources for Arthur Young & Company and as an investment professional at Harrison Capital, a private equity investment subsidiary of Texaco. John is well respected as a leader in venture/private equity investing and served as a member of the Board of Directors of the National Venture Capital Association and the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Small Business Capital Formation Task Force Executive Committee. In addition to these national roles, John is one of the leaders of the venture community in the Southeast as demonstrated by his founding and leadership of the Southern Capital Forum. He is currently Chairman of the Board of Manhattan Associates (NASDAQ: MANH), past Chairman of CardioMEMS, Inc. (sold to St. Jude Medical) and on the Boards of PreScience Labs and SalesWise, Inc. and an Advisory Board member at Bastille Networks. John is a Board member and past Chairman of the Georgia Logistics Innovation Council, a member of the Commission for a New Georgia, Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce Advisory Board, member of the Advisory Board of Imperial Innovations (Imperial College – London), the Boards of Georgia Advanced Technology Ventures and the Global Center for Medical Innovation (Georgia Tech), the advisory board of the Piedmont Heart Institute, the U.S. Chamber International Committee, and had served on the Bahrain Business Council and as a trustee for the Crown Prince’s (Bahrain) International Scholarship Program. He serves on the board of the American Heart Association and its Foundation Investment Committee, Madison-Morgan County Cultural Center, and Atlanta Charity Clays. He also served as Chairman of the Atlanta Botanical Garden and is a lifetime Trustee, and past President of the Atlanta Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth. John received his BBA from Niagara University and holds his MBA from Sacred Heart University.