"JD" manages relationships with Ventus Group’s network of private investors, while serving as Ventus Group’s primary liaison to the municipalities, public agencies, community groups, and administrative personnel at University of Southern California.

Prior to joining Ventus Group in 2013, JD served as Regional Manager of Target Oilfield Services LLC in Shreveport, Louisiana, where he was responsible for a team of 400+ employees.

JD also played quarterback in the National Football League for four years on the Minnesota Vikings, Tennessee Titans, and Houston Texans.

JD graduated from the University of Southern California (USC), where he played quarterback and earned his B.A. in Sociology. As a Trojan, JD won two NCAA National Championships (2003 and 2004) with USC; and he had two Rose Bowl victories as a starter in 2006 and 2007 (including Rose Bowl MVP honors in 2007).