John DesCamp

Vice President, Mayfield Investment Company

Mr. DesCamp’s 57 years in business include a regional corporate legal practice, partnership in a regional investment banking firm, and founding or advisory roles at early stage  companies. He has been founder and board member of seven successful start-up and early stage businesses and was co-founder of a regional Pacific NW law firm. 

Mr. DesCamp has been an active member of the Pacific Northwest’s investment banking community since 1990 and has served as advisor and board member to both publicly traded and closely held companies.

His past and present community involvement includes service on the foundation boards of Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, Oregon Health and Sciences University, the Governor’s Committee on Biotechnology,  the Friends of William Stafford, the Chartwell Society and Portland Institute for Contemporary Art.

Mr. DesCamp earned his bachelor’s degree in English Literature from Seattle University and his Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from Lewis and Clark University/Northwestern School of Law in Portland, Oregon. He resides in Portland.