Marshall Ventures is based in Owensboro KY. We have access to a variety of resources from a wide range of industries and markets through our established contacts all across the state of Kentucky and beyond.

Based on the needs of each business and business owner, we can provide the experience, knowledge and resources needed to succeed.

Founder of Marshall Ventures

JMM John Moore- 
A fourth generation business owner, John was born an entrepreneur. His passion is analyzing, strategizing, and capitalizing businesses. John has personal experience with start-ups, family owned businesses, generational businesses, and businesses in crisis situations.

John adds an optimistic approach to life as well as business.  He excels at discovering opportunities, defining key metrics and implementing sales and marketing strategies.

Business Highlights:

  • Multiple start-ups of online, off-line, retail and consulting businesses

  • Current owner/operator of  Legends-Outfitters of Active People Stores

  • Current partner in 12 Franchise Auto Dealer Group

  • Partner in over 600,000 sq feet of real estate businesses

  • Consulted over 300 businesses in the financial crisis building forecast, defining strategies, and implementing workout plans

Education:  Bachelor of Science in Economics from Centre College and a MBA from Indiana University.

Personal:  Husband and father of six children. Lives an active lifestyle mixing up fitness activities with watersports, mountain and road biking, trail and road running, and HIIT current favorites.  The little free time he is awarded is split between being his kids biggest fan and reading.

Personal Motto:  “I work hard when I should, have fun when I can, strive to get better everyday and hope to make a positive impact on others. Life is short, make the best of it!”

Fund Administrator


Jamie Johnson– Joining Marshall Ventures in February 2015, Jamie makes sure all the details are covered. Born and raised in Owensboro, Jamie left for Nashville after college, but eventually moved back home to be closer to family.

Business Highlights: Prior to coming on at Marshall Ventures, she worked closely with hundreds of local businesses at the Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce. She then worked as an Event Manager and helped open the Owensboro Convention Center downtown.

Education: Jamie has her Bachelor of Arts in Corporate and Organizational Communication from Western Kentucky University.

Personal: Jamie and her husband Logan spend their time taking care of their two little boys, Henry and Simon. Jamie also enjoys early morning workouts and laughing at her own jokes.