John Bartoletta

John Bartoletta - in chairJohn Bartoletta is the Founder, Managing Member and CEO of The Highstreet Group, a collection of independent companies that offer investment strategies designed to meet the needs of their clientele in today’s ever changing financial markets. These strategies are available to institutional investors, trust companies, professional associations, pension funds, endowments, foundations and high net worth individuals.

The firm’s mission is to provide high quality professional consulting and investment management services based on three principals; DISCIPLINE, PATIENCE and RESPECT. Discipline in adhering to the investment philosophy, Patience for the overall investment process and Respect for the power of the global markets.

John Bartoletta is also the Founder, Managing Member and CEO of UNATION, and UNATION Partners. UNATION is a mobile app and desktop social engagement engine that allow a business/brand or an individual to create meaningful and relevant EVENTS, with the option of adding our robust ticketing and registration platform, all built around their unique brand. UNATION is the ideal place to quickly find great events in their respective city, as well as create private events for their friends and family.

The company’s mission is to connect the world through events and create relevant branding, meaningful relationships, timely commerce and powerful analytics.


Managing Member / CEO
The Highstreet Group

June 1992

Managing Member / CEO

(4 years)Tampa/St. Petersburg, Florida Area
John Bartoletta is also the founder and managing member of UNATION, an Events and Branding social network, built to give everyone a voice and level the playing field between major brands and small business.

Honors & Awards

Presented to the National Economic Council at the White House
Lawrence B. Lindsey – Director of the National Economic Council

In 2001, John Bartoletta presented to Lawrence B. Lindsey, Assistant to the President and Director of the National Economic Council at The White House in Washington D.C. The discussion centered on the current state of the economy as it relates to the financial services industry.

National Small Business of the Year Recipient
US Congress and the Small Business Association

In 2002, John Bartoletta and Highstreet was honored by the U.S. Congress and Small Business Administration, Chaired by Congressman Donald A. Manzullo of Illinois, as a finalist for the Small Business of the Year. The house Small Business Committee held the hearing to highlight some of America’s most successful small businesses in relation to National Small Business week. Mr. Bartoletta’s testimony encouraged the committee to focus on ways government can reduce the regulatory burden on small business, their heavy tax burden and their capacity to pass on their business to future generations.

Guest Lecturer at the University of Florida
University of Florida, Applied Mathematics

John Bartoletta frequently acted as a guest lecturer of graduate-level students at the University of Florida at which he provides insight into the theoretical applications of style-based, quantitative models. He is frequently quoted in various financial publications and Public Radio International’s marketplace. The company has also been profiled in the Wall Street Journal.

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