John Kennedy received a BS degree in Business from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1967 and a MBA from Shippensburg University in 1972.
He started his career in sales, and then became an entrepreneur in the area of furniture, then automobiles, newspaper, and land development. In 1981, John embarked on a new career in the Office Products business and held various management positions until he became president of BT Office Products in Pittsburgh in 1992. In May 2001, John became the CEO of Curtis 1000, a national print and envelope company headquartered in Atlanta.
John and Dee have a daughter, Michelle, and they keep very busy traveling between Pittsburgh, Atlanta, and Florida.