I have been 45 years as an entrepreneur, starting in the apparel industry in England. Imported t.shirts and sweatshirts from the USA for re-sale in England. Recycled old clothes from USA, western, bowling, Hawaiian shirts for resale. Manufactured shirts in UK, Korea and India, for resale in UK. Moving in 1976 to California, Los Angeles. Created a start up company specializing in the manufacture of licensed printed apparel, mostly T.shirts.
Sales reached $65M in 1990. Company was sold in 1990.
1990-1994. Start up company specializing in the further manufacturing of licensed apparel. Paradise Garage.
In 1994 and currently, started a Real Estate Company in Pacific NW, US. John Green Land Development and Construction LLC.
Developed environmentally sensitive land for the construction of single family homes. Currently building homes on Bainbridge Island.
Active in local Government, a prior member of the Design Review Board for the City of Bainbridge Island, six years.
Ran for City Council in 2011. Will run again when I get up some steam!
Specialties: Charismatic leader that can develop policies to improve and or create a business. I also feel strongly towards the need to balance a social, environmental and financial approach to everything I do.