Chief Executive Officer
John was born in Centreville Mississippi, raised in the Baton Rouge area, and is a graduate of Louisiana State University. John has worked in the construction field since high school when he spent summers as a laborer for a local commercial contractor gaining experience in carpentry, steel erection, metal building construction, and brick masonry. Following graduation from LSU, John gained experience as a project manager on various project types ranging from college football stadium expansions to high rise office buildings and healthcare facilities. During college and the years following, John and his wife Wendra spent time in Bozeman, Montana, Fayetteville, Arkansas, and Blacksburg, Virginia. John is now responsible for business development, quality control, and business operations for Moran Construction Consultants.
John is actively involved in the Baton Rouge community to expand existing programs and develop much needed programs for individuals with special needs. He is on the Board of Directors for St. Lillian Academy, a faith-based school providing exceptional education for students with communication and learning challenges with the goal of maximizing individual student potential to become active members of our community. John sits on the Sub- Committee Task Force of the Baton Rouge Area Foundation concentrating on employment, transportation, and housing needs of adults with special needs. John is also a member of the Housing Committee for the Governor’s Advisory Council on Disability Affairs. He supports the St. Vincent DePaul Sweet Dreams Shelter for homeless women and children, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Baton Rouge Food Bank, National MS Society BP MS 150 bike ride fundraiser, Civitan International, Baton Rouge Zoo, Louisiana Art and Science Museum, and the Knock Knock children’s museum.
John enjoys spending time with his wife Wendra, daughter Willa, and parents Fred and Mary. When not spending weekends at the family farm, John is likely outdoors hunting and fishing with friends. His other interests include LSU sports, cooking, and travel to explore and experience new cultures.