John K. Koczara, CFA

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John is a Partner and Senior Portfolio Manager at LaFleur & Godfrey, having joined the firm in 2013. John has been in the investment management industry for over 25 years – with experience on both the sell-side and buy-side servicing high net worth private clients and institutional relationships. Prior to joining LaFleur & Godfrey, he co-managed two large cap equity portfolios at AMBS Investment Counsel.

John has been an active member of the local CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) West Michigan Society since receiving his charter in 2001.  He has served in many leadership capacities within the society including Program Chair, Vice President and President.

John received his BA in Finance from Michigan State University in 1991.  He currently sits on the Michigan State University Finance Advisory Board which mentors a select group of students that manage assets for the Student Investment Fund.  He enjoys golfing, playing basketball and spending time with his wife Julia and their two teenage sons.