John Todd grew up in a Great Lakes boating family. His grandfather was a commercial fisherman on Lake Huron, his father a long time power boater and former Commodore of the St. Clair Yacht Club. After graduating from Michigan State John moved to Ft. Lauderdale in 1971 to hang around boats full time, first as bottom crew at the Derecktors shipyard, later as captain and in 1982 as broker and sales manager at the Spencer Boat Company in West Palm Beach. After 21+ years as sales manager and broker with the Burger Boat Company. John Todd has joined Luke Brown Yachts as a yacht broker. John can often be found in Northern Michigan but nearly always close to his cell phone and computer.