John co-founded Cozy Harbor Seafood with his lifelong friend Joe Donovan in 1980. He has over forty years of experience in harvesting, processing and marketing Maine seafood and used to be a commercial fisherman. He received his BA in Political Science from the University of Maine, Orono.
John and his wife recently renovated an 1890 cottage on Long Island and live there year round. In his spare time, John enjoys cruising the Maine coast with his wife in their 38-foot lobster-style boat, Pandalus.