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Personal Interests

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Weight Lifting


Motivated, professional and effective team builder with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management.  Over 10 years of successful business operations in the service industry with a focus on Business Development.  Expertise in operation "turn arounds" and corporate culture realignments.  Keen ability to work under pressure while driving a team into successful territory.  Always focused on client services and satisfaction with the ultimate goal of retaining and building the client base that brings the company success.


Andrew Lester

Mitch Friedlander

"John has a strong discipline to execute directives.  He excels in maintaining focus during challenging periods, always disciplined to complete tactical items in the short term while maintain the long term strategy.  John’s EQ and People Process is a strength that in today’s business environment sets him apart from other executives.  I found John strong with process and vision; combined with the people skills made for a complete executive and a person that would be a strong asset for any organizations leadership team."

Charles Sollins

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Work experience

Mar 2006Present

Senior Vice President

The Continental Group Inc.
  • Leader of a multi faceted business in the residential property services industry.
  • Responsable for all financial responsibilities of the business unit, as well as day to day oversight of senior staff and business unit leaders for Property Management, Client Accounting, Landscaping, and Maintenance.
  • Duties include meeting sales quotas in all service areas, implementation of operating procedures, and adherence to corporate policies, while guiding customers through the best practices of operating a not for profit association.
  • Key focus is to build business while meeting corporate financial and retention benchmarks.
  • Introduced a positive business culture to improve overall operations of the team and office efficiency.
  • Acquired and merged two separate business entities to form a larger client base, revenue base, and geographic footprint.  Increased market share and the result was a larger business unit with increased profit margin. 
Mar 1998Jul 2005

President - Philadelphia

American Pool Management
  • Responsible for all business, technical, administrative and human resource functionsof multi million dollar operation.
  • Directly managed and monitored 400 Seasonal and Permanent staff members to meet consistent growth and customer service requirements.
  • Supervised all sales and marketing personnel to achieve quarterly and annual goals.
  • Introduced a positive business culture to improve overall operations of the team and office efficiency.
  • Implemented cost-saving business practices to increase profitability.
  • Consistently achieved the highest customer retention and customer service levels in office history.
Jun 1996Mar 1998

District Manager

  • Supervised service team to provide high quality and professional residential swimming pool services to the Metropolitan D.C area.
  • Serviced approximatley 400 accounts.

Aviation Mechanic/Expediting Supervisor

United States Marine Corps
  • Responsible for maintaining and supervision of all divisions aviation inventory.
  • Introduced new streamlined military inventory systems resulting in a significant cost-savings to the division.


Bachelor of Science