John specializes in geotechnical engineering for residential, commercial, industrial, and government projects requiring shallow and deep foundations, stormwater management facilities, earthwork, rock excavation, flexible and rigid pavement, retaining walls, soil improvement, rock blasting, and mass grading. Additionally, he has extensive experience managing construction observation and materials testing for geotechnical quality assurance and quality control, including Chapter 17 – Special Inspections. The Charlotte office performs testing of soils, concrete, asphalt, highway construction, earth retaining structures, and foundations.
John earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Geology – Earth Sciences from State University of New York College at Buffalo. He is a member of NAIOP, American Concrete Institute, Charlotte Regional Business Alliance, and ABC Carolinas. John is the current Board Chair of the Western Carolinas – Charlotte Chapter at The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation where he is a passionate volunteer year-round with the foundation.
He is currently overseeing construction observation and testing services for a $5M Equalization (EQ) Basin project for the City of Monroe, a 6-story apartment building going up in the heart of South End, high-hazard earthen dam reconstruction, as well as several 100 to 500-acre residential communities for various national builders and investment corporations.
GTA Associates, Inc. (GTA), a subsidiary of Geo-Technology Associates, Inc. (GTA), performs geotechnical engineering, environmental consulting, and construction observation and materials testing services throughout North and South Carolina.