John grew up in the El Segundo and Westchester areas of Los Angeles. After graduation from High School he entered the USAF and served until 1961 in the Air Police. In 1961 he attended Santa Monica City College and became a successful real estate broker in the South Bay during this time.
Joining Borden Chemicals Columbus Coated Fabrics as a western region sales representative covering the area from Los Angeles to El Paso Texas marketing consumer vinyl laminated products. Some of his successes included increasing the sales every year over a 5 year period with both wholesalers and retailers. Taking on special projects he took on the commercial products line of upholstery goods, ran campaigns for adjoining territories and sold the last oil cloth for the company in El Paso Texas of 10,000 rolls.
In 1969 he entered the insurance business with New York Life at the L. A. Airport office. During his years with the company he became a training manager and later managed the Southern California Brokerage Office. From 1976 to 1982 he worked as a brokerage manager for Principal Mutual and then Hartford Life. In 1982 he was asked to work with a property casualty agency to develop their life and health business.
Opening, Agency Marketing Services, at that time to work with P & C brokers in the South Bay area of Los Angeles. The agency then branched out working with over 20 other agencies. Today he continues to work with a few select agencies, while managing the agencies direct accounts. The Agency has grown over the last several years, and in order to keep pass with the industry and client preferences has created a web site in 1997 that is continually updated for the benefit of clients and prospective clients.
Professionally, John has been President of the Life Supervisors association for 2 years. Becoming a CLU in 1979, he served on the board of the SFSP Association in L. A. servings as chapter vice president, and director of many years.
Johns has been a member and is a Founding Faculty Member of the L. A. A. H.’s Health University. He has worked for the last 30 years with many community groups, serving on the boards and committees as a member, chairman and vice president, while working on many events and fundraisers.
John is married to Jeannie Frank, and resides in the Spinnaker Bay area of Long Beach. He has two grown children and two grandchildren.