John is a life-long resident of Central Florida, where he grew up in the midst of the booming space industry. He spent several years working with his father at Kennedy Space Center before changing career paths and opening a private investigative agency. Ten years working as a private investigator took John to every corner of Florida, facilitating a deeper appreciation of his home state. In 2005, John joined the WholeLife Church staff. He enjoys helping the church family grow while pursuing his passions for ministry, entrepreneurialism and the community. John has previously served as Chairman of the Board of Orlando Junior Academy, on the Florida Conference of SDA Board of Education, on the Southern Union Board of Education, and as President of the Edible Education Experience. John finds joy in his professional life and his home life with Vickie, his wife of 17 years, son Luke and daughter Taylor.