About John Orr
John Orr is a co-founder and managing partner of Centennial Peaks Capital, LLC. Prior to forming Centennial, John gained extensive transactional, strategic, capitalization and communications experience serving in a variety of senior roles at complex and highly active organizations including Ascent Capital Group and Liberty Media Corporation. John has set strategy and led the execution of acquisition and divestiture plans across diverse industries including telecommunications, media, technology, connected home services and consumer products, successfully completing deals ranging in value from $5 million to $3 billion. These transactions have been strategic in nature and have, among other things, served to broaden product offerings, expand distribution channels and enhance operational scale. John received his MBA in Finance from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a BA in Economics from the University of Colorado and has his Series 79 and Series 63 securities licenses.
In his capacity as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development for Ascent, John developed and executed the strategy to reposition Ascent Capital from a B2B media services business to a B2C provider of connected home services, resulting in a more sustainable, recurring revenue business model and significantly enhanced long-term business prospects for Ascent. In addition to his extensive transactional experience across industries, geographies and business models, John has analyzed and identified the strengths and weakness of the operations and strategies of numerous internal and target businesses. Mr. Orr presently sits, or has formerly sat, on the boards of numerous businesses and charitable and educational organizations.