John is the Co founder of Nurse Next Door Home Care Services and under his leadership, has built Nurse Next Door into one of Canada’s most successful healthcare brands, with 120+ locations North American wide and set to double in the next two years. He is also the Co founder of Live Well Exercise Clinics, an emerging healthcare brand that is a pioneer in the Physician prescribed exercise movement.
John was awarded the Ernst & Young Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2006, he's been named to the Top 40 Under 40 list and he's lead Nurse Next Door to many prestigious business awards including being named the Top Culture in Canada, one of Canada’s Top 10 Employers, the # 1 Place to Work in British Columbia and named Canada’s Smartest Company by Profit Magazine.
John speaks throughout the world on building brand, culture and leadership and lectures at prestigious Universities including regular appearances at Cornell University and the Entrepreneur Master’s Program at M.I.T. He has been featured in the New York Times, The Associated Press, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today and Entrepreneur and Inc. magazines.
John is an Industry Fellow at Cornell University’s Sloan School of Health Care, is currently serving as the 2nd Vice Chair of the Canadian Franchise Association and sits on the boards of a number of businesses. Through Nurse Next Door, John helped launch The Dream On Foundation, a foundation focused on helping make the dreams of seniors come true. John, a graduate of Cornell University, lives in Vancouver with Gayla and their two young daughters, Aja and Daisy, and runs up mountains for a hobby.(The bigger the better).