Our Team

John L. Bishop

Managing Member


John L. Bishop is an accomplished finance professional with over 27 years of experience in the financial industry, specializing in technology-driven trading and investment strategies. As the Managing Director of Bishop Financial Solutions, he has successfully launched and managed the High Sharpe and Quantum Return Funds, with a focus on leveraging quantitative methods to maximize returns.

Experience Highlights:

Extensive Trading Expertise: Over 14 years of successful independent trading and a deep understanding of system design, back-testing, and trading across multiple asset classes.

Technology Leadership: Proven track record in leading technology initiatives and teams, particularly in high-stakes electronic trading environments across global markets.

Strategic Financial Advisor: As the financial advisor for Bishop Financial Solutions, John has been instrumental in aligning technology with strategic investment goals, ensuring that front, middle, and back office operations effectively support trading activities.

Educational Foundation: Holds an M.S. in Computer Science and Applications from Virginia Tech and a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Key Accomplishments:

Developed and traded innovative quantitative trading strategies that have significantly outperformed benchmarks in live trading environments.

Directed technology operations at notable firms like Peak6 and Citadel and Goldman Sachs, enhancing trading systems and operational efficiency.

Lifelong learner with continuous advancement in quantitative and programming skills, including Python, C#, and SQL.


John’s approach to investment management is rooted in a deep belief in the power of technology to discover unique market opportunities. He champions the use of rigorous quantitative analysis and innovative algorithms to drive decision-making and risk management.


jlbishop@bishopquantfinance.com | (630) 880-4905