Millennium Magazine_10th Ed

121 Millennium - A Marquis Who’s Who Magazine ENTREPRENEURS Millennium Magazine Featured Listee CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, PRESIDENT, OWNER JR’s Landscape Services Groveland, IL PRESIDENT, OWNER Boo-Shaw Bakery, Inc. Crestview, FL JOHN E. ROGERS Driven by his love for the wilderness and his entrepreneurial spirit, John E. Rogers has excelled as the chief executive officer, president and owner of JR’s Landscape Services, Installation and Maintenance, Inc., since 2007. Initially involving himself in the landscaping industry in 2001, he is a former assistant manager of a local landscaping business and also briefly served as an agriculture educator. Mr. Rogers draws upon a Bachelor of Science in agricultural education from Illinois State University and a Master of Science in agriculture from the University of Illinois, obtaining the latter in 2000. Maintaining affiliation with the Peoria Better Business Bureau, the Morton Chamber of Commerce, the Illinois Landscape Contractor’s Association and the National Association of Landscape Professionals, Mr. Rogers attributes his success to the support and encouragement of his wife, Malena, whom he notes keeps him focused and grounded. As a testament to his achievements in the industry, he was honored with the Iris Award from the Key Peoria Beauty Committee. Looking toward the future, he intends to grow his business exponentially and move to a larger facility. For more information, visit Drawing upon inspiration from her family, Loni Shaw always had an aptitude for baking. In 2011, she established Boo-Shaw Bakery, Inc., in Crestview, Florida, where she has since served as president and owner. Among her delectable treats, she notably holds a patent for her family’s gourmet cookie recipe, which she received from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in 2015. In light of her bakery’s success as a pillar of the Crestview community, Ms. Shaw and Boo-Shaw Bakery were featured in the article “Cookies and Crisis” in WB&C in October of 2016. Ms. Shaw has also excelled as a cyber-security contractor for the United States Department of Defense since 2008. She holds certifications through Microsoft and CompUSA. Drawing upon an AS from Northwest Florida State College and a BA in project management from the University of Arizona, she has also become a certified food manager and holds a certification from the Florida Small Business Association. Civically involved as well, she has donated to Helping Hands for the Homeless, and is a member of the International Women’s Leadership Association, Women’s Business Enterprise International and Alignable. She sat on the National Wellness Advisory Board too. LONI SHAW