John Cantlin’s Story

John Cantlin is an Entrepreneur and Sales Strategist who strongly focuses on Pet Markets and nonprofits. John has a unique talent for partnering with CEOs, executives, and entrepreneurs to grow personal and professional brands from idea to execution. After nearly a decade working in sales and marketing for high-dollar brands and startups, John knows exactly what drives startups, from team dynamics to sold-out launches and significant press mentions.

“It’s all about how well you connect with the founding team to motivate, inspire, and succeed in a startup environment.”

John has had great success with some of his notable startups, HelloPuppy and PawFax, to mention a few. He also helped design and deploy “Educational Learning Labs” in Ethiopia with ET Learns and considers that one of his favorites.

After major success in the pet markets, John has shifted his focus to travel the country to provide aid and support to the most troubled animal rescues and shelters. John teaches shelters how to get dogs on the euthanasia list into responsible homes fast.

“Anyone with a past similar to mine can create greatness and find the inner leader within them; they just need to work harder than everyone else.”

“I cannot even count the number of failures I’ve had; it’s like when you don’t wear matching socks to a meeting…it sucks, but you won’t let it ruin your day. You move on to the next.” -John Cantlin

Creating brand stories and relationships since 2016

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My Focus

Awards are excellent, but they do not define John Cantin’s  passion or work. John has a strong focus on consulting, investing, and developing pet related causes, and businesses. John is also also very passionate about the impact he has accumulated from Innovating Education in Ethiopia, raising over $1m for his dog rescue, and being very successful in his personal ventures.