John has been with Balfour Beatty for more than 20 years of his 35-year career in the heavy civil construction industry. He is a 1981 graduate of Purdue University and a registered professional engineer in Texas.
Throughout his time at Balfour Beatty, John has held various roles, including director of construction on the $1 billion SH 130 project in Austin, one of the company's first design-build projects, and, at the time, one of the largest design-build projects in the United States. After SH 130, in 2009, he was promoted to southwest region vice president and regional manager, where he oversaw the delivery of the $425 million SH 161 design-build project in Dallas and several bid-build projects. In addition to overseeing traditional bid-build projects for the region, he has led work on the $582 million 183 South design-build project in Austin and the $625 million Southern Gateway design-build project in Dallas.