A native Floridian, John graduated from Auburn University with a BS in Building Construction. After college he began his career in real estate development and management. As a state licensed General Contractor, John has been active in the construction industry since 1975. He has worked as owner of Tile & Terrazzo, Inc., Director of Construction for the Roney Palace renovation and Sr. Project Manager for the Related Group of Florida. With the Related Group, John oversaw the development of over 1200 luxury condominiums.
Currently, he is the Vice President of Capital Projects for the RCI Group. John oversees RCI’s developments and marine-related operations along with managing the waterfront facilities throughout South Florida. He has worked not only in the operational side of the facilities but also with the human resource side as well. He has assisted and managed the acquisition and sales of several waterfront developments within the RCI portfolio. He has served on the City of Miami Waterfront Advisory Board. John holds a 100 ton captain license from the US Coast Guard. He is an active boater throughout South Florida and is an active member and former flag officer of the Coral Reef Yacht Club.