Founded Foliage Design Systems in 1971 in Ocala, Florida. In 1980, created the franchise company becoming the first-ever to expand via franchising in the interior landscape industry. For years, Foliage Design Systems has been consistently ranked as one of the largest interiorscape firms in the U.S.
John plays a role in establishing national & regional accounts, developing contacts within the design community, and selling new franchise territories. John also owns and operates Franchise Consultants, Inc. assisting other businesses in growth and development via the vehicle of franchising.