Club-E (Club Entrepreneur) is a global network that connects entrepreneurs to the financial and supportive resources they need to grow their businesses. Our members benefit from the connections with other entrepreneurs at local chapter meetings, participation in our global online networking and our inspiring, educational how-to videos.
Founder and Principal
Bob Johnson has extensive background in market research, marketing and sales, securities, investment banking, finance, entrepreneurial start-up businesses and project management. Career has been highlighted by creation of innovative concepts and programs to revamp or enhance current and new operations in need of more foresighted approach.
Mr. Johnson formed Advisory Services Corporation in 1977 to perform various consulting assignments for start-up companies, resort industry clients, developers and financial planning companies. He has continued to consult with developers and golf companies to this day.
After working on his families’ dairy farm for several years as he completed his college work, Bob Johnson spent several highly successful years in the financial planning and services industry. He spent 15 years in various positions of management and leadership in the areas of investment market research, district management of financial planners, and vice president of a financial planning and securities company.
His development experience is broad and encompasses all facets of the real estate development process including investors, business planning and design, financial management, marketing, on-site & off-site sales, and project management.
Currently, Mr. Johnson operates an entrepreneurial development center in a public/private partnership with the city of College Park to help create new businesses and jobs in the city. As founder and managing partner, he opened the Club-E (Club E Atlanta, LLC) center on Main Street in the fall of 2013. Club-E provides a central focus and meeting place for all levels of entrepreneurs. The 14,000 sq. ft. facility offers meeting space, office space, collaboration opportunities, copying and business services, a coffee shop restaurant and entrepreneurial support and mentoring. He has invested in College Park to bring a much needed entrepreneurial vision to reality.
The Club-E operation has created other opportunities in the community in the educational arena. Bob is also working on developing the EpiCenter Communiversity to offer an incubator to new start up businesses. They currently have a school that serves 14 -22 year olds a high school education.
Jo Ann Allen
Jo Ann is the General Manager for Club-E and comes with years of experience. She also serves as the community outreach liaison for Club-E. Jo Ann is the Co-Founder of One Talent,One Talent (501c3) Inc.'s garden mission is to provide a safe and nurturing environment with comprehensive services for Georgia youth and young adults ages 6-20 who are under-served. We want to help teens who have no other placement or family resources to transition successfully into independence and self-sufficiency.
Michael E. Moore
Michael Moore is known as the Rainmaker and Storyteller. Mike has been a involved with Club-E almost since it's inception. He volunteers and helps wherever his services are needed.