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John Cunnison, CFA

Vice President
Chief Investment Officer
Walla Walla
  • Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA), CFA Institute
  • M.A., Pacific International Affairs, School of Global Policy and Strategy, University of California, San Diego
  • B.A., Politics, Whitman College

Before joining Baker Boyer in 2006, John worked as an international trade consultant for Ernst and Young. He also lived in China while serving as a research manager for an international firm. At Baker Boyer John uses his vast experience and education when researching and determining the optimal investment options. 

In his role as Chief Investment Officer, John is responsible for Baker Boyer’s investment portfolio management that has assets of over $1.5 billion. John is an engaged listener and relationship builder that loves helping clients achieve their goals based on their own set of values. He is highly respected in the financial industry, regularly producing articles and appearing on national programs for the biggest names in finance including TD Ameritrade, The Wall Street Journal, MarketWatch, and Barron’s. 

John volunteers in his community including coaching youth soccer for Walla Walla United.  He has also served as a Commissioner for the Walla Walla Housing Authority, on the board of The Kid’s Place and has been involved with the Walla Walla Early Learning Coalition.

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  • Five Things About Me
  • Built a 16-foot sailboat
  • Lived and worked in China for 4 years
  • Nickname growing up was Beezer or Beez
  • Grew up in a citrus farming family in Southern California
  • Favorite Book: “Sailing Alone Around the World” by Joshua Slocum

Articles by John