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John Ellsworth

John Ellsworth is a Managing Director at Auctus Capital Partners and an accomplished senior business executive and chief legal officer with deep experience in negotiations, complex transactions, mergers & acquisitions, compliance and governance, human resources and finance.

Prior to joining Auctus, he co-founded Monolith Global Partners LLC and led the financial technology driven mergers and acquisitions advisory firm as principal managing partner. Mr. Ellsworth held leadership positions with two publicly traded companies from 2000 to 2017, including executive vice president and general counsel for Fortune 1000 international technology solutions provider ScanSource and retail chain One Price Clothing.

For 20 years, his ability to interpret complex legal issues and utilize business acumen have made him an invaluable partner with executive leaders in commercial, regulatory and technology environments. He is valued for leading crisis management and internal investigations, establishing businesses in Europe and Latin America, and developing and implementing strategies that have led to profitable revenue.

Mr. Ellsworth received his Bachelors in political science and communications from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and his J.D degree from University of Minnesota Law School.