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John Snodgrass


Jet Linx Atlanta

Atlanta, GA, USA

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John Snodgrass’ Biography

John Snodgrass is a Partner of Jet Linx Atlanta. Having been a regular client of NetJets, John recognised that an innovative change was coming to private jet travel and wanted to be part of it by bringing Jet Linx to Atlanta. He is also Managing Director of privately-owned, Great American Holdings, an Atlanta-based holding company.

Previously, John served two decades with HFS Incorporated after starting as a Sales and Marketing Associate in 1979, he held senior executive roles throughout the 80s and rose to President and COO in 1992, during which time the company’s market capitalization grew from $1 billion to more than $14 billion. John became Vice Chairman of the company in 1996. Under his leadership, HFS grew from an international hotel franchising company with three hotel brands, to a global services provider and marketing powerhouse in the hotel, real estate, mortgage, relocation, timeshare, gaming and car rental businesses. John managed the company through the completion and integration of fourteen strategic acquisitions.

John serves as Chairman of the Board of Future Technologies and as an Independent Board Director of Driven Brands and of Harris Research Inc. He is an active member of the Atlanta community and is a Founding Member of the Buckhead Heritage Society and many other local charities.

He previously served as a Board Advisor at the Scheller College of Business at Georgia Institute of Technology. He was also a member of the Board of Trustees of Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School where he was honored with the Distinguished Service Award.

John graduated with a degree in Industrial Management from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

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Jet Linx Fleet of Private Jet Aircraft Protected Against COVID-19

Jet Linx, the leading private jet management and Jet Card membership company in the United States, is the world's first aviation company to apply the BIOPROTECT System to its aircraft and private terminals for protection against harmful microorganisms, including algae, bacteria, fungi and mold. The antimicrobial formulation used was proven by two Centers of Excellence of the Global Virus Network (GVN) to kill and provide residual surface protection against SARS-CoV-2 (the unique coronavirus that causes COVID-19) for more than six weeks.

John Snodgrass’ Background

Jet Linx Atlanta
2013 - Present
Atlanta, GA, USA
Jet Linx provides clients with a local team they get to know and trust, local planes, local pilots & a local private terminal – all of which add up to a level of unparalleled personal service & value. John is Owner and Founder of the Atlanta operation, with 13 private jets and 1200 active jet card members.
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Great American Holdings
Managing Director
1997 - Present
Atlanta, GA, USA
Great American Holdings is a privately-held holding company, which offers insurance services for small and medium-sized businesses.

Current Board Positions

Future Technologies Venture, LLC
Chairman of the Board
1998 - Present
Atlanta, GA, USA
Future Technologies is a professional services company specializing in the assessment, planning, design, implementation & support of innovative communications solutions focused on wireless infrastructures & their accompanying technologies for global commercial & military customers.
Driven Brands, Inc.
Independent Board Director
Atlanta, GA, USA
Driven Brands, Inc. is an automotive franchise company with over 2,000 centres in North America. The firm is the largest family of automotive aftermarket service companies in the USA, which includes: Mieneke, Maaco, 1-800 Radiator & AC, Carstar, Lube N'Tune & Brakes and Take 5 Oil Change.

Previous Board Positions

Scheller College of Business at Georgia Institute of Technology
Board of Advisors
2007 - 2011
Atlanta, GA, USA
Internationally recognized as technical research university and a leader in business education with a deep understanding of how advances in technology affect the way business is conducted. Providing undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, professional & corporate education for some of the future’s brightest business leaders.
Holy Innocents' Episcopal School
Member of the Board of Trustees
1999 - 2002
Atlanta, GA, USA
Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School offers an educational program of academics, arts, athletics and spiritual formation.
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Buckhead Heritage Society
Founding Member
2006 - 2011
Atlanta, GA, USA
The Buckhead Heritage Society is a non-profit organization that was founded by a group of Buckhead residents who recognized the need for an advocacy organization to protect Buckhead’s significant historic resources.

Charitable Interests

Atlanta History Center
Atlanta, GA, USA
Founded in 1926, The Atlanta Historical Society was established to preserve and study Atlanta history. It encompasses 33 acres of curated Goizueta Gardens, four historic houses, varied programming, and a range of signature and temporary exhibitions housed in the Atlanta History Museum.

John Snodgrass’ Education

Georgia Institute of Technology
BSc Industrial Management