John serves as the JE Dunn Construction Company’s Regional Director of Business Development, overseeing business development activities in JE Dunn’s West Region with offices in Denver, Portland, Phoenix and Colorado Springs.
John joined JE Dunn in March 2017 after spending virtually his entire career at Martin/Martin, Inc., a Colorado based civil and structural engineering firm. John joined Martin/Martin in 1990 and began leading their civil engineering department in 2011 as the Director of Civil Engineering. In 2012 John was named Vice President and elected to the firm’s Board of Directors. In 2014 he was named as the firm’s Treasurer. During this time John was a champion of firm growth with the creation of branch offices in Avon, Colorado, and Albuquerque, New Mexico.
In 2011, when John assumed the role of Martin/Martin’s Director of Civil, he was tasked with turning the department around after the economic downturn of 2009-2010. Within a 5-year period the Civil department doubled in staff size and increased profits over 4-fold and at the end of 2016 the Civil department saw record profits.
A Colorado native, John Received his B.S. in Civil Engineering from Colorado State University and is a registered engineer in the state of Colorado. John is a member of many organizations, EDC’s and chambers and today holds several executive committee positions. Organizations include Accelerate Colorado, Arvada Chamber of Commerce, Aurora Economic Development Council – Treasurer; Executive Board member, Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce – Sustainer, Board of Governors, Downtown Denver Partnership, Glendale Chamber of Commerce, Jefferson County EDC–Past Board Chair, National Society of Professional Engineers, Northwest Douglas County EDC – Executive Board member, and The West Chamber.