John Bartoletta

John Bartoletta - in chairJohn Bartoletta is the Founder, Chairman and CEO of The Highstreet Group and UNATION. The Highstreet Group is a collection of independent financial companies that offer comprehensive alternative investment strategies and investment management services to their clientele headquartered in Tampa, Florida. These services are designed to meet their needs in today’s ever changing financial markets.

Highstreet offers these alternative investment strategies to institutional investors, trust companies, professional associations, pension funds, endowments, foundations and high net worth individuals.

The firm’s mission is to provide superior client service 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. UNATION is an event technology platform (mobile app and desktop social engagement aggregation engine) that simplifies event discovery, event promotion and user-generated registration and ticketing. By uniquely addressing the problem of event discovery and promotion, UNATION is able to efficiently connect people who are looking for things to do in cities and local communities with those who are creating meaningful and relevant events.

The company’s event technology aggregation platform, allows event promoters and UNATION ambassadors to increase promotion and event discovery, manage attendees and analyze data across separate marketing channels enabling them to identify shared experiences and leverage future opportunities.

The company’s mission is to connect the world through events by aggregating event discovery, optimizing event promotion and simplifying registration and ticketing.



The Highstreet Group – Managing Member | CEO
In business from June 1992 to Present and headquartered in Tampa, Florida John Bartoletta Founded the Highstreet Group, LLC which is an independent holding company that owns Highstreet Network, LLC a professional advisor alliance,  Highstreet Financial, LLC a registered investment advisor and Highstreet Investment Advisors, LLC an alternative investment research company. He is also responsible for pioneering, developing and implementing Highstreet’s quantitative multi-style based investment discipline known as Dynamic Style Rotation.

Dynamic Style Rotation is an eight-stage multi-style investment process, which tactically adjusts portfolio weightings among various equity and fixed income styles and investment management disciplines, which are showing positive or negative momentum relative to current market and economic conditions.

UNATION – Managing Member | CEO
In business from May 2010 to Present and headquartered in Tampa, Florida John Bartoletta is also the Founder and Managing Member of UNATION. UNATION is an event technology platform (mobile app and desktop social engagement aggregation engine) that simplifies event discovery, event promotion and user-generated registration and ticketing.

USATF Foundation – Director | Board Member
Director | Board Member
USA Track & Field Foundation
Jun 2017 – Present

USATF Foundation – Registered Coach
Registered Coach
USA Track and Field
Jun 2012 – Apr 2017

Honors & Awards

2016 RIO Olympics Coaching Medal Recipient | USOC
The US Olympic Committee
October 2016

The US Olympic Committee (USOC) is proud to recognized the effort of John Bartoletta as one of America’s finest coaches with the Order of Ikkos medal. The medal is a symbol of excellence in coaching as represented by athletes’ achievement as an Olympic or Paralympic Medalist. The USOC’s Order of Ikkos medal allows for each U.S. Olympic or Paralympic medalist to acknowledge one coach for their leadership in achieving world-class success. The Order of Ikkos medal was established prior to the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games and inspired by Ikkos – the first recorded Olympic coach in Ancient Greece

Order of Ikkos Honor Roll:
2016 Rio Olympics: Olympic coaching honoree for coaching 2 Gold medal performances in track and field.

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.

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.

Guest Lecturer at the University of Florida | 
Department of 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.