About

john-bioJohn Burton, IAR
Chief Investment Officer
Above & Beyond Investments, LLC

(A Burton Group Affiliate)

John brings more than 25 years experience of finance, real estate, accounting and business administration to Above & Beyond Investments, LLC. John is an Investment Advisor and holds a Series 65 license. While working in real estate development, general contracting, tax, accounting, and business management, John developed a passion for serving others and wanting to help them to fulfill their dreams. It was this “real world” experience that influenced his decision to start The Burton Group and Above & Beyond Investments, LLC. Besides being a Fiduciary, John is also licensed in Life, Accident and Health Insurance* in Indiana and Texas. Born and bred a Hoosier, John is an honor graduate from Edgewood High School, holds a BS in Church Ministries from North Central University, and is an Army veteran. John and Susan live in Bloomington and have three daughters. John also gives back to the community by serving on the Edgewood (local) Junior High School’s PTO.

*Insurance offered through The Burton Group

Strategic Alliances

john-van-ordenJonathan VanOrden, IAR
Senior Vice President
Gradient Investments, LLC

Jon VanOrden serves as Senior Vice President at Gradient Investments, LLC. Jon works with independent investment advisors and assists them and their clients with investment decisions and portfolio allocation. Jon joined Gradient Investments in 2011 and has been a driving force in helping Gradient Investments become nationally recognized as a top 50 fastest growing RIA Firms by Financial Advisor Magazine for the last 3 years. Jon brings over 13 years of experience in the financial services industry with the last 10 years being focused in investment consulting, marketing, portfolio analysis and portfolio management. Prior to Gradient, Jon spent several years as a Senior Financial Advisor with Wells Fargo Advisors.