A native of St. Louis, John joined Isle of Capri Casinos
Inc. as chief development officer in January, 2013.
He started his career in 1978 and for the first 16 years worked for three
prominent St. Louis based contracting firms gathering a wealth of design-build
construction experience and working his way up from project engineer to vice
president. He then joined Clayco and was appointed president of the firm in
1998, a position he held until leaving to run his own business full-time.
Since 2007, John has utilized his more than 30 years of industry experience to
help his customers better manage and grow their businesses. His knowledge in
pre-construction, LEED, and the design-build construction process has afforded
him opportunities to work for developers, capital providers, and building
owners. He has provided a vast array of services to general contractors,
subcontractors, and provided mentoring assistance to many firms in varying
Active in the community, John is involved in his church and
children’s schools, along with several charitable organizations. He also sits
on the Board of Trustees for Ursuline Academy.