Full Name
John DeHart
Job Title
Chief Strategist
Franchise GrowthLab
Speaker Bio
John is the Co-founder of Nurse Next Door Home Care Services and helped build Nurse Next Door into one of Canada’s most successful healthcare brands, with 200+ locations across North America. He is also Co-founder of LIVE WELL Exercise Clinics, an emerging healthcare brand that is a pioneer in the exercise is medicine movement with 30 locations and growing. John also co-founded Hartify Brands, a Vancouver-based boutique healthcare consulting and investment company.
In 2006 John was awarded the Ernst & Young Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year Award, the Ernst & Young Healthcare Services Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2016, and has been named to the Forty Under 40 list. Nurse Next Door has received many prestigious business awards including Top Culture in Canada, one of Canada’s Top 10 Employers, the # 1 Place to Work in British Columbia and Canada’s Smartest Company by Profit Magazine. For the past three years LIVE WELL Exercise Clinic has been named one of the Top 100 Fastest Growing Companies in British Columbia.
John is a regular keynote speaker throughout North America on building culture and brand, including regular appearances at Cornell University and the EO Entrepreneur Master’s Program.
He is the Past Chair of the Canadian Franchise Association, sits on the boards of a number of businesses and is an Industry Fellow at the Sloan School of Health Care at Cornell University. A graduate of Cornell University, John lives in Vancouver with his wife, Gayla DeHart, and their two young daughters. He enjoys running up mountains in his spare time.
John DeHart