About John & Vicki La Plant
John LaPlant has worked in the hvac and plumbing contracting industry for over 50 years. After graduating with a Master's Degree from the University of Iowa, he worked in a number of positions with Lennox Industries including director of quality for Lennox. He received the distinguished Servant Leader award from Service Roundtable in 2012.
After graduating from Dallas Baptist University, Vicki taught high school English for 4 years. Then she joined Lennox Industries where she worked for over 15 years, serving as Vice-President of Dealer Development and Marketing. Vicki La Plant has 40 years of hvac industry experience working with all sizes of contractors and learning the best practices, systems and ideas from the very best. Vicki became a member of the HVAC Hall of Fame sponsored by Contracting Business in 2017. She received the Tom McCart Consultant of the year award in 2013. And is a recipient of the distinguished Servant Leader award from Service Roundtable.
In 1995, John and Vicki co-founded Vital Learning Experiences focusing on training and consulting with contractors to make them profitable and successful. After 20 years of owning a consulting and training company specifically focused on the contracting industry, Vicki and John joined Service Nation in 2016 as business coaches and trainers. The ideas and tools that John and Vicki bring are practical and easily applied in the real world of contracting.