In 2006 John was recruited by the Commonwealth of ?Massachusetts ti oversee the $2.3 billion Green Line extension to the communities of Cambridge, Somerville and Medford, Massachusetts. John is a former Vice President at ARCADIS and Program Manager at Parsons Group International Unlimited. He was the deputy program manager on a $7.6 billion rail project in Dubai and oversaw a $203 million, 42-month construction project for the Chicago Transit Authority from 2002 to 2007. John's experience overseeing large, complicated transportation projects made him an ideal candidate to provide oversight of real estate acquisition, stakeholder management, procurement, design and construction for 4.5 miles of new Green Line track, structure, signal, power delivery and communications. The program foresees the construction of 7 new rail stations, road and traffic improvements, the construction of a new 55,000 square foot Vehicle Maintenance Facility, and the procurement of 24 new Green Line rail cars. John oversaw a $203 million, 42-month construction project for the Chicago Transit Authority. He served as a Lieutenant Commander in the US Navy and his MBA at DePaul University in 2005.