Founding Managing Partner
John Lepore co-founded Vellir Capital in October 2018. Previously, John spent 20 years at Basso Capital, where he co-managed the U.S. research and trading desk and he was a member of the Investment Committee.
Prior to that, John was a convertible securities institutional salesperson with Forum Capital Markets. During his tenure at Forum he also served as Director of Research. Prior to that he traded North American convertible securities at McMahan Securities where he also served as Director of Research.
John received a B.A. in Economics from Holy Cross and earned an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. In addition he is a Chartered Financial Analyst.