John C. Draper
President of Operations
Mrs. Valerie Daniels-Carter , along with her brother John
started V & J Foods with a single Burger King restaurant in 1982.
John Draper - President of Operations
John C. Draper - President of Restaurant Operations, V&J Holding Companies, Inc. since in April 07.
John C. Draper, who hails Detroit Michigan, is a superior operator with over 35 years of retail and operational management experience.
"JD" as he
is affectionately known has been an integral part of the global success for V&J Holdings Companies, Inc.
, since 1994.
With a keen ability to multi-task and develop "right teams", John C. Draper
, has mastered the art of multi-brand / multi-marketing retail management.
currently has direct responsibility for 65 Pizza Huts, 37 Burger Kings, 28 Auntie Anne's, 9 Coffee Beanery's and 5 Häagen Dazs Shops that collectively operates in six states, Wisconsin, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Minnesota and Massachusetts.
Additionally he oversees the training and development of over 3,100 team members.
Expansion development discussions include states currently operating in as well as Illinois, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, and the Caribbean.
has received numerous awards attesting to his
leads the day-to-day, charged with energy and enthusiasm that cast a positive leadership shadow over the organization.
Mr. Draper has been with V&J for 15 years and has been a key player in the organizations growth and operating success.
Prior to bringing his style of leadership to V&J, Mr. Draper served as a franchisee VP of Operations and a company District Manager with Burger King for 20 years.
is married to his
high school sweetheart Deborah for 38 years.
They have two children, who are married with one son and one daughter each.
Mr. Draper attended Wayne State University and majored in Business Administration.
is also involved in a wide variety of community and philanthropic organizations.
enjoys sports and tries to play racquetball and golf.