John DePaola, Jr., Director of IT
John “Johnny” DePaola, Jr. has learned every facet of the family business and strives for the goal of 100 percent client satisfaction. As Director of IT, his mission is to create a pleasurable and seamless experience for our customers through the use of technology. From the in-home iPad presentations to our electronic contracts and our email Touch Program that keeps every customer informed every step of the way on their order – we strive to utilize only the most reliable and cutting-edge technology to benefit our customers.
Johnny earned his B.S. in marketing (management minor) from Jacksonville University. He nurtured a strong interest in international business during college and studied in the Chinese metropolis of Shanghai. After college, Johnny worked in the logistics field for a national trucking company and later returned to the Chinese capital, Beijing, to teach students in an English immersion program.
Johnny currently lives in Odenton with his lovely wife, Thabata. Together they are enjoying their first child – a beautiful baby boy, Johnny III. His favorite sport is baseball, having played and pitched for 15 years. He also loves ice hockey and the Washington Capitals. Johnny is excited to start teaching his son all the sports he so enjoys.