John Ginther


San Francisco Office

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As a Director in Third Sector’s San Francisco office, John delivers feasibility assessments, technical assistance, and deal construction support to government, nonprofit, and philanthropic clients, while supporting Third Sector’s internal initiatives. John previously worked at the World Bank developing an initiative to finance basic social service providers and financial intermediaries in developing countries. He also provided guidance on the design of outcomes-based financing projects for health systems strengthening. Before the World Bank, John was an investment advisor to VEGA/Biz+, a USAID-funded program that finances business ventures in conflict-affected areas of Sri Lanka. He identified and structured investment partnerships, and conducted financial due diligence on companies, resulting in over US$4 million SME in investment partnerships. Previous experience also includes performance evaluation of health services organizations while at St. Michael’s Hospital and tracking illicit financial flows at the think tank Global Financial Integrity. John graduated from the University of Toronto with an MBA and Master of Global Affairs and has completed Level I of the CFA Program.