John Florez is an American entrepreneur who has created numerous profitable ventures. He began his career on Wall Street after graduating from Binghamton University with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. In 2003, John founded The Florez Group, a successful nationwide technical recruiting company. He also founded the Web’s first video-only classified site, iMoondo, which was featured in the Boston Globe, the Los Angeles Times, and the BBC.
In 2009, at the peak of one of the nation’s worst economic recessions, John founded Drupal Connect, a full-service Drupal development company. Today, Drupal Connect is one of the fastest-growing companies in the U.S. and one of the largest in the Drupal space.
In addition to creating successful businesses, John has many passions outside of work. He started the Newport Junior Tennis League, a free tennis program for children of low-income families, and is active with other charitable groups, including the Potter League. He is an avid tennis player and a member of the International Tennis Hall Fame. He lives in Newport, R.I. with his wife Karen, their kids, Martha and Nefi, and his two dogs.