John Cole

Chief Operating Officer, Founder

john-squareJohn has worked in various industries including financial services (M&A), payment processing, and healthcare. He completed his undergraduate studies at Vanderbilt University with a degree in Human and Organizational Development and also was a member of the football team for 5 years. John also is a graduate of Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management receiving his MBA with concentrations in strategy and entrepreneurship. Prior to founding AffirmHealth in 2016, John spent two years in Investment Banking.




Protect your patients. Protect your practice.

Drive responsible, compliant prescribing across your organization.


How Shield Works

Our software helps facilitate and manage prescriber compliance.

  • Develop customized prescribing protocols
  • Assess patient risk level
  • EHR Integration
  • Deliver performance insight