John G. Taft is Chairman and CEO of Delaney|Taft. He is a Director of the Columbia Threadneedle Funds and a Senior Advisor to Deloitte and Touche. Previously, John served for more than a decade as CEO of RBC Wealth Management US, one of the leading full-service retail brokerage firms in the U.S. with almost 1,900 advisors and $280 billion in assets under administration. Under his leadership, RBC earned two JD Power investor satisfaction awards and a reputation for responsible stewardship in managing clients’ wealth.

In addition, John is the former chairman of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA), a former member of the CFA Institute's Future of Finance Advisory Council, and has served a wide range of not-for-profit and public service organizations. Prior to his finance career, John was assistant to the mayor of the city of St. Paul, Minnesota, and a journalist.

As the great-grandson of U.S. President William Howard Taft and grandson of Senator Robert A. Taft, John comes from a distinguished family well-known for its commitment to integrity.