Meet Our Team

lthough learning every day, our team has decades of expertise in the wealth management space and has a track record of successful M&A and growth in the past.

John O’Connor

Chief Operating Officer

John O’Connor is the Chief Operating Officer of Arax Investment Partners.

At Arax, John is responsible for overall operations and technology strategy and execution. Prior to joining Arax, John was President and COO of Brosnan Risk Consultants where he developed a small, regional, security and consulting firm into an innovative, industry leading, national business growing 15x over 10 years with over 6000 employees in 48 states.

John’s other previous leadership experiences include: KPMG Partner, where he was responsible for the build-out of the U.S. insurance operations consulting practice, COO of Endurance Specialty Insurance (now Sompo International), where he was responsible for building and running a global shared services organization to support the company’s geographic and product line expansion, and Accenture Partner, where he was responsible for strategic client relationships, alliances and multi-year transformation programs within the global financial services industry, including post-merger integration, shared services and technology strategy and implementation.

John holds a B.S. from Fairfield University. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a Fellow of the Life Management Institute.