John Gardiner


John Gardiner, COO of Quantum Graphics has been in the printing business for 29 years. Gardiner co-founded Maximum Graphics in 1992 and was CEO until 2010 and has been the COO of Quantum Graphics since then. Known for his honesty, integrity and professionalism in the printing business, John’s area of expertise is with people. “In working with John, I always know I will get a fair price, excellent service and have fun while working with he and his team” says one of Quantum’s long-time clients.
When John is away from the office, he and his wife, Jill (married for 35 years!), spend time with their kids, grandkids and many friends. He loves hunting, hockey, and fishing…and some golf on the side. Jake, Gardiner’s oldest, is married to Lucy and they have two adorable kids. Jake is a professional hockey player/defenseman for the Carolina Hurricanes and Lucy is a co-owner of Barre 3 in Edina. Max is a Wealth Management Advisor and Assistant VP at Merrill Lynch in Wayzata. Paige is a sales director working for Camber Road in Edina.