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John Garrett

John Garrett

CEO and Founder, Community Impact Newspaper, USA

After spending the beginning of his career in the newspaper business at the Houston Chronicle and the Austin Business Journal, John Garrett launched the first edition of Community Impact Newspaper in 2005 with from the game room of their home with his wife Jennifer and three full-time employees covering the Round Rock and Pflugerville edition near Austin, Texas. Today, Community Impact Newspaper has more than 180 employees and 31 hyperlocal editions of the newspaper across Texas, Arizona, and Tennessee and is delivered monthly to more than 2.5 million homes. Additionally, the Garretts opened up a state-of-the-art printing facility in 2016. John has been honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award from the nonprofit RecognizeGood for ethics in business and community and named the Best Small Business CEO from the Austin Business Journal.