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John Walker Baus

Chief of Staff

John Walker (JW) serves as the Chief of Staff for 1Row. Prior to its acquisition, JW served in the same role for Medora Ventures with Mike. He was born and raised in New Orleans and has a passion for growing socially responsible ventures. After college, JW worked at a Propeller, a nonprofit that grows and supports entrepreneurs to tackle social and environmental disparities. During his time at Propeller, JW raised $420,000 from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation to grow minority businesses in the Broadmoor neighborhood of New Orleans - a program that continues to this day. JW earned his BA in business from the Marshall School at the University of Southern California. JW loves his hometown New Orleans Saints and enjoys a night out listening to funk music.