As President and Chief Operating Officer of Construction, John is responsible for overseeing the operations and general management of Dixie Electric, Plumbing & Air. In this role, he offers strategic direction and leadership to the organization. John is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Construction Group which includes Commercial, Industrial, Medical, Institutional and Gaming Projects. John holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Alabama in 1984 and a Master Electrician’s License. He joined Dixie in 1984 and has served in a variety of increasingly important roles, including Project Manager, Estimator, Chief Estimator, Vice-President and now President. Under John’s leadership, Dixie has implemented successful initiatives to improve customer service, retention, productivity, purchasing, Lean construction, Pre- Fab shop, JIT delivery system, leadership and personal growth training at all levels. John is a member of The Church of Ascension. He is active in the community and serves on several local community boards. He enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters.