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John Jd Draper

First Vice Chair

Diversity Institute

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Diversity Institute

Company Description

Exclusive Madison jobs, internships, diversity and career resources. The premier source for Madison diversity and jobs, Wisconsin diversity and jobs, Milwaukee diversity, Green Bay diversity, Kenosha diversity, Racine diversity, Appleton diversity, Waukesha di...more

Background Information

Employment History

Chief Executive Officer

Viridian Group , LLC


Partner Manager

Cottrel Coliseum Group LLC


President of Operations

V&J Holding Companies Inc.


Franchisee Key Operator

Burger King Corporation


Owner and General Manager

Keys Communications


Affiliations

BrandCrowder , Inc.

Co-Founder


International Franchise Association

Board Member, First Vice Chair


International Franchise Association

Board Member


Multicultural Foodservice & Hospitality Alliance

Member


National Black MBA Association Inc

Board Member


IFA, Educational Foundation Diversity Institute

Board Member, First Vice Chair


Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.

Board Member


Education

business administration

Wayne State University


B. A.

Finance and Accounting

Clark Atlanta University


Web References(31 Total References)


The Diversity Institute Welcomes New Board Members | Franchising World Magazine

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John C. Draper
John C. Draper John C. Draper John C. Draper was recently appointed to serve a two-year term on the Diversity Institute Board. Draper is the president of Restaurant Operations for V&J Holding Companies, Inc. and has served in that capacity since April 2007. He hails from Detroit and has more than 42 years of retail and operational management experience. Known as "JD", Draper 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," Draper has mastered the art of multi-brand/multi-marketing retail management. He currently has direct responsibility for 62 Pizza Huts, 30 Burger Kings, 24 Auntie Anne's, six Coffee Beanerys and two Haagen Daz Shops that collectively operate in six states: Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio and Wisconsin. In addition, Draper oversees the training and development of more than 4,000 team members. Draper has received numerous honors attesting to his management abilities, including Pizza Hut's Cheese Head Award for outstanding operations and its Coaching Award for superior leadership in the brand. Leading the day-to-day operations, he is charged with inspiring the energy and enthusiasm that casts a positive leadership shadow over the organization. Draper has been a key player in the organization's growth and operating success. Prior to bringing his style of leadership to V&J, he served as a franchisee, vice president of operations and a company district manager with Burger King for 20 years. Draper attended Wayne State University in Detroit and majored in business administration. He is also involved in a wide variety of community and philanthropic organizations. He enjoys sports and "tries" to play racquetball and golf. John C. Draper V&J Holding Companies


Committees and Forums | International Franchise Association

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1st Vice Chair: John "JD" Draper


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John Draper
Viridian Group LLC


Due Diligence: Not as Easy as 1, 2, 3 | Franchising World Magazine

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By John C. Draper II
John C. Draper II is managing partner of Cottrel Coliseum Group LLC with more than 16 years of retail and food management experience managing multiple brands that have included Auntie Anne's Pretzels, Burger King, Coffee Beanery, Haagen-Dazs and Pizza Hut. Independently, he is working on a development agreement with Wingstop and recently opened the third store as part of his aggressive instate expansion plan that includes 28 locations over seven years, and four over the next 12 months. Soon, He will also be closing on a three state development deals with Pie Five. Find him at fransocial.franchise.org.


Coalition to Save Local Businesses Educates Congressional Staff on Joint Employer Issue - Save Local Businesses | Save Local Businesses

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"I have been both an employee and a franchisee," said John Draper, CEO of Viridian Group LLC in Bayside, WI. "I know firsthand that every franchise system has brand standards that maintain the quality of products and services.


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