John received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine and Masters of Medical Microbiology from the University of Georgia May 1997. He moved to the Rock Hill area and joined Catawba Animal Clinic. John is an active member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the South Carolina Veterinary Association (SCAV). He had the privilege of serving as the SCAV public relations chairperson from 1999-2001. In addition to practicing veterinary medicine and surgery, John enjoys spending time with his wife Christie, their two sons Will (2001) and Jack (2007), and their dachshund Izzy.