Born and raised in Philadelphia, John Colabelli attended St. Joseph’s Preparatory School and graduated from Florida Southern College with dual degrees is Finance and Marketing.
After 5 years working as a broker for Merrill Lynch, John founded Philadelphia Style Magazine in 1998. During his tenure as publisher, Philadelphia Style Magazine became an unprecedented luxury lifestyle and fashion publication for the Philadelphia region, distributing over 50,000 copies per issue.
In 2008, Philadelphia Style Magazine was acquired by Niche Media, where Colabelli remains at the helm of 11 publications nation-wide.
John is IAB certified and serves on numerous boards across the country.