John Passen

John Passen

John joined Heartland in 2023 as Controller.

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.