Regional Business Development Director
PE, LEED AP BD+C
John is a graduate of the University of Arkansas’ College of Engineering, a licensed Professional Engineer and a LEED Accredited Professional in Building Design and Construction.
Previously, John worked as an environmental engineer in the Chesapeake Bay and Mississippi River delta watersheds before moving to Austin, Texas to study environmental policy and sustainable development at the University of Texas. While in Austin, John worked in the City Manager’s Office developing Austin’s Climate Protection Plan and Austin’s CarShare program. In May 2007, he moved to Fayetteville, Arkansas to serve as the City’s Sustainability Director and worked on a variety of issues including energy management, economic development, and energy policy.
In 2014, John was named to the Forty Under 40 list by the Northwest Arkansas Business Journal. This annual list of young business leaders are said to be the best and brightest in their industry. Currently he serves on the U.S. Green Building Council Western Arkansas Chapter Steering Committee and the Urban Land Institute’s NWA Steering Committee. Other professional memberships include the Arkansas Building Authority’s Energy Revolving Loan Committee.