John initially joined the staff at Parkland Hospital as a Senior Program Manager, responsible for owner coordination of design and construction activities associated with a $1.3B hospital replacement project. He was later promoted to a director position, responsible for oversight of Parkland's ongoing capital improvement program. John is a registered architect with over 30 years of experience in healthcare architecture, focused on managing client services and project teams. Prior to Parkland, John was with FKP Architects, providing project leadership for healthcare systems such as Children's Health, Texas Health Resources, Baylor Health Care System and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. John received his architectural degree from the University of Texas at Arlington, received accreditation from the American Hospital Association as a Certified Healthcare Facility Manager and received Senior status from the American Society of Health Care Engineering. John is currently serving as President of the Texas Association of Healthcare Facility Management.