John Trbovich is a Managing Director of AVP. Mr. Trbovich has over a dozen years experience advising emerging growth companies in such areas as strategy, business development and corporate finance. John was previously a principal investor in the communications and information technology sectors, and a co-founder and principal of E*OFFERING. Prior to E*OFFERING, John was a senior technology banker at Robertson Stephens & Co., where he participated in raising billions of dollars for technology companies as well as advising on mergers and acquisitions. Previously, John worked in merchant banking for Metzler Corp., the oldest privately-held German bank, and the investment banking department of Salomon Smith Barney. John is a graduate of the Harvard Business School and the School of Engineering at Columbia University.
John is a military brat, having lived in Massachusetts, Italy and Virginia prior to college. John is an avid sportsman, persistent golfer and thoroughly enjoys the outdoors. He and his wife, Mary Curtis, enjoy spending time with their young children, Kate and Jack, and disciplining their golden retriever, Cotton.
Current and former director/observer roles: A123 Systems (NASDAQ:AONE), Nanosolar, Iosil Energy, and SuperProtonics.