John started his career in the coin laundry industry over 40 years ago. In this time John has successfully ventured into every aspect of the coin laundry industry. He has been a multiple store owner as well as having worked as a commercial equipment distributor, manufacturer's representative, business broker, volunteer and executive of the non-profit industry association.
As founder and CEO of J. Vassiliades & Company, John is a licensed business and real estate broker solely responsible for brokering the sales of over 1000 coin laundries. John has and continues to serve as a CLA Member and Board Member of ILCLA. He is the former executive director of the Coin Laundry Association and CLA Insurance, a program he helped create to provide reasonable insurance rates to the underserved coin laundry business community. Also during his tenure at CLA, Vassiliades shared his broad industry knowledge by authoring one of the business’ most popular how-to books, “Today’s Coin Laundry."
John's professional expertise within the industries of coin laundromats and small business brokerage has been displayed in the pages of Crain's, The Wall Street Journal, Planet Laundry Magazine (Previously named "The Journal"), and in the book "Today's Coin Laundry: A Comprehensive Guide to Entering the Self-Service Laundry Industry."