Jason Tester

Jason Tester is the Chief Financial Officer of the Horowitz Group, an opportunistic, multi-asset class family investment office in Newport Beach, California. Notable transactions include the ownership and sale of Standard Concrete and founding investments in Sprouts Farmers Markets and Lemonade, a fast-casual dining concept. In addition to CFO responsibilities, Jason is active in the firm’s healthcare transactions. Recent healthcare investments include Metavention, a medical device company developing a novel glucose control therapy for patients with Type 2 diabetes, and Tarsus Pharmaceuticals, a pharma company whose lead product targets an underlying cause of blepharitis. Prior to Horowitz Group, Jason served for nine years as the CFO of AcuFocus, an ophthalmic medical device company focused on solutions for presbyopia. Previously, Jason worked in investment banking at Jefferies and BNP Paribas, with a concentration in healthcare. Jason began his career as a CPA; he holds an MBA from Emory University, a Master of Accountancy specializing in Tax, and a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from the University of Georgia. Jason is married with three children and serves on the Board and as Treasurer of Mariners Christian School.