A native of Charlottesville, Virginia. Involved with horses and horse operations for the past thirty (30) years. Has managed large farms for nineteen (19) years. Attended Virginia Polytechnical Institute. Board member of the Piedmont Environmental Council and has been a real estate agent for 18+ years. Member of the Greater Piedmont Association of Realtors, Virginia Association of Realtors, National Association of Realtors and the Metropolitan Regional Information System (MRIS). John is a joint Master of the Orange County Hunt.