John Connor


"Were you serious about the prop?"

"I have five dollars."

John has 15 years of finance experience in the manufacturing, healthcare, and financial services industries. In addition to handling accounting and financial reporting, John brings his expertise in compensation and benefits, human resources, strategic restructuring, business case proposals, general ledger, executive reporting, and more to his work at Lirio.

Work & Education:

Controller & Director of FP&A, Lirio, 2015–Present

Controller & Director of FP&A, BPV Capital Management, 2015

Controller, Siemens Healthcare – Petnet Solutions, 2012–2015

Controller, Fallon Visual Products Corporation, 2009–2012

Financial Analyst, Image Point, 2008–2009

Accountant/Controller, Eaton, 2005–2008

B.S., Business Administration: Concentration in Accounting, University of Tennessee, 2000

Personal Bio:

John is a lifelong Knoxville native and Tennessee Volunteer. He and his wife enjoy raising their two kids in the Knoxville area, where they are active in church and school activities. John is a true professional who has benefitted from working with both large and small companies. His favorite treat is a coke float with vanilla ice cream.

Fun Facts:

Mac or PC: “PC. Only artsy people use Macs. I had an iPhone but I had to get rid of it because it was too artsy.”

Something you have that you love: “My wedding ring.”

Favorite artist: “Neil Young”

Favorite thing from childhood: “Christmas lunches at Waffle House while traveling from Georgia to South Carolina.”