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John is a government services senior manager at HORNE. He primarily focuses on the HUD Community Development Block Grant program by assisting the South Carolina Disaster Recovery Office with assisting low and moderate income South Carolinians recover from Hurricane Matthew. John also has extensive FEMA Public Assistance programmatic experience having assisted the Texas Department of Emergency Management in complying with applicable regulations when disbursing monies to Texas communities affected by natural disasters enabling those communities to rebuild their neighborhoods and prepare for future emergencies. 

John joined HORNE in 2015 with extensive experience in defense, security and emergency preparedness operations and logistics. Most recently he served as a defense and security analyst and consultant to the Department of Defense and to the Land Forces of the United Arab Emirates. Prior to those assignments, he served as a United States Army Officer for more than 27 years. 

John earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Kansas, a Master of Public Administration from the University of Missouri - Kansas City, and a Master of Security Studies from the Naval War College. He is a Project Management Professional® and has been certified in emergency preparedness by the Department of Defense.

Professional Affiliations

  • Naval War College Foundation