JOHN BOIKE, MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
John Boike graduated from the University of Cincinnati in 1984 with a Bachelor’s of Business Science with a major in Business Management. He then went to work at Cincinnati Mine Machinery, a producer of coal mining equipment and held the position of Inventory Control Manager. He worked there until opening his first Subway location in Northern Kentucky in February 1987. Nine months later, John opened his second Subway.
In June 1988, John was awarded the Subway Development Agent Contract for East Tennessee. This territory includes the 32 counties in East Tennessee. After developing the territory from just six to 155 stores, John sold that company in 2007. John currently owns and operates 129 Subway locations in Tennessee, Georgia, and Alabama.
John has lived in Knoxville since July 1988. He is married with four children and has two grandsons and one arriving soon.