John Passen

John Passen

John joined Heartland in 2023 as Controller on the Operations Team.

In this role, John oversees all financial operations at the firm.

Prior to joining Heartland, John served in a variety of roles with both large corporations and venture-funded startups, building a depth and breadth of financial expertise. John is passionate about maximizing the Midwest’s economic potential through venture investment.

A Columbus native, John graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of South Carolina before earning his MBA from Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business.