Through his work in both the public and private sector, John Borovicka has developed one of the most unique networks of experiences, relationships, and substantive acumen in the advocacy community today. John utilizes this background on behalf of his clients as a founding partner of Alexander, Borovicka and O’Shea Government Solutions. With a diverse roster of clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to small local businesses, John has earned the trust of leaders in areas such as education, healthcare, and technology to represent their governmental interests. Recent highlights of his work include assisting a major international company in defeating a piece of legislation in Springfield that would have stifled technology and innovation, and helping another major company secure a multi-million-dollar governmental contract, the most lucrative of its kind ever awarded.
Immediately prior to forming Alexander, Borovicka and O’Shea, John spent five years in public finance at an international investment firm, where he was a Senior Vice President in infrastructure investment banking. John specialized in financings for a wide range of large governmental entities across the United States, including the Chicago Transit Authority, the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago, and the State of Ohio. Serving as a financial advisor and bond underwriter, John gained a bird’s eye view of the governmental purchasing world from the inside out, while shepherding his clients through all facets of the procurement process. In addition to broadening his network of local elected officials, John was also able to create new relationships with members of Congress and their staffs representing different areas of the country.
John holds a B.S in Communications from Northwestern University, which he attended on a baseball scholarship. He also holds a J.D. from the Loyola University of Chicago School of Law and is licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois. He previously held Series 7 and Series 63 Securities licenses while working as a municipal finance professional. John has been a guest lecturer in political science and communication at Northwestern, DePaul, and Loyola Universities. Currently, John is serving as a Hearing Board Officer of the Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission. He is a Past President of the Board of Directors of Chicago Lights, a community organization aimed at combating poverty, and has served as an Elder and a member of the Board of Trustees of the Fourth Presbyterian Church of Chicago. He also is currently serving as President of the Board of Directors of The N Club, for former letter-winning varsity athletes at Northwestern University. He is a past board member of the Chicago Summer Business Institute and the John Merlo Sports Program and has been an active member of the Government Finance Officers Association, the National Association of Bond Lawyers, the Chicago Bar Association, and the Lakeview Citizens Council.