John F. Gran, Candidate for Redondo Beach City Council, District 4
John F. Gran, Redondo Beach City Council, District 4

About John Gran

A South Bay native, John graduated from South Torrance High School and earned his bachelor’s degree in Information and Computer Science at UC Irvine. He bought a home in Redondo Beach in 1999 and met and married his wife Cynthia soon after.

Currently, John is an entrepreneur, business operations and product development expert who has become a leading professional in commercial and residential window cleaning services.

John has founded and consulted for several start-ups, raised $53 million in venture capital, built and operated national departments for Fortune 100 healthcare companies and helped put several struggling companies and departments/products on the path to success.

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Although John enjoys reading, playing golf and walking with friends on the strand, his true passion is helping small businesses grow. He is always excited to help friends and colleagues develop novel ideas, start new businesses and expand existing operations.

John Gran & Cynthia Julian
John Gran & Cynthia Julian

In 2008, John and his wife Cynthia purchased and continue to operate a residential and commercial window cleaning franchise, Fish Window Cleaning.  They serve the entire South Bay and you’ve probably seen their red vehicles and Window Cleaners making our businesses and homes SPARKLE!

Visit their business website, Fish Window Cleaning and also check out John’s blog “A View Through Clean Windows” where he discusses various business and life-related topics.

Recently, John & Cynthia purchased and now operate a mobile pet photography studio, spending weekends taking professional, affordable photos of pets around Southern California.  It’s great fun, scratches the entrepreneurial itch within both of them, and creates lasting memories for pets and their owners!

Velvet - Candidate for Mayor?
Velvet – Candidate for Mayor?

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John and Cynthia love spending time with family, good food, good wine and good friends. They adore their smart and sassy standard poodle, Velvet, and believe she is secretly plotting to run for mayor of Redondo Beach one day.

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