West Virginia native, John grew up in Wheeling graduating from Wheeling Central Catholic High School and West Liberty University. He went on to work in the technology industry developing and implementing software solutions for regional, national, and international organizations. In 2001, John moved to Pittsburgh for work, where he met his wife Sue. They live in the suburbs of Pittsburgh with their two children.

John has had a camera in his hand since high school taking photographs of family, friends, special events, and travels. John's hobby has turned into Pavé Photography.

Pavé Photography specializes in on location portraits of kids, families, and high school seniors. Location settings can be wonderful places like Hartwood Acres, North Park, Frick Park, Highland Park, or your home or garden. If you are looking for studio style portraits, then Pavé Photography has a small studio located in Oakmont.

Specialty: Providing free technical support for my family. What they don't really understand is just because you work in an IT department doesn't mean you know how to fix all computer problems.

Nickname: Duke. This is only used by family now. Growing up as John III, it was a necessary to be able to get the correct person when calling for them.

Favorite Things: Bicycling, Apple products, Nature, and watching my kids learn and grow up.

Most People Don't Know: I have a large family. Just ask, it may take a few minutes to explain.

John's Philosophy: Slow down and enjoy the ride.