John is a Colorado native, including his undergraduate and graduate school work at the University of Denver. After thirteen years in the department store business; he joined the family lumber business in 1987. Front Range Lumber, a one location operation in Lakewood, CO is celebrating its 53rd anniversary in 2018. John is currently the President of the company with specific responsibilities including marketing, purchasing and operations. He has been active in HOA governance since 1983 and served on a variety of dealer advisory committees. After other travels, his Italy adventure really infected him with the travel bug and he's also thinking ahead to that next trip. John is married with two children - his son also is involved with the lumberyard.