John A. “Jake” Chapman holds a Master of Business Administration degree with a concentration in finance and a Bachelor of Accountancy degree, both from the Joseph A. Butt, S.J., College of Business at Loyola University New Orleans.
As Vice President of Special Projects, Mr. Chapman is charged with overseeing the expansion of venture capital projects through the group’s venture capital firm, Sisung Capital, a licensed Louisiana Capital Company (CAPCO) and Business and Industrial Development Corporation (BIDCO) primarily focusing on investments in Louisiana. Mr. Chapman also assists in the operations and development of Sisung’s capital markets, asset management, program management, healthcare finance and regulated utilities consulting groups.
Mr. Chapman is a registered investment advisory representative (Series 65) and has passed his FINRA Securities Industry Essentials exam. Additionally, Mr. Chapman maintains a Louisiana contractor’s license for commercial building construction.
Prior to joining The Sisung Group in December of 2012, Mr. Chapman worked for over five years with a large regional grocery conglomerate in various store-level customer service management positions before becoming a district operations trainer, providing store support to newly hired associates across the New Orleans and Baton Rouge areas.
In addition to serving on boards for numerous volunteer and civic organizations, Mr. Chapman actively volunteers with Alpha Kappa Psi, the world’s oldest, largest, and most prestigious professional business fraternity, overseeing and advising collegiate chapters across the gulf south.
- Bachelor of Accountancy, Loyola University New Orleans
- Master of Business Administration, Finance, Loyola University New Orleans
- FINRA Security Industry Essentials
- Registered Investment Adviser (Series 65)
- Licensed Contractor (Commercial Building Construction, Business & Law), Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors