John Francis

John Francis

Charlottesville, VA, US



Mr. Francis is a highly accomplished professional with over 30 years’ experience working for international corporate, government, military and institutional clients, in a wide variety of building types at all levels. He has worked within top architectural and engineering practices (DEGW, HOK, and CARDNO TEC) and has built relationships with many top clients (Bank of America, Edward Jones, Eli Lilly, Federal Reserve Bank, Lloyd’s of London, NAVFAC, US Coast Guard, USDA, US Marine Corps, and University of Virginia). His record shows he:
• has built business success through client relationships
• possesses well-developed interpersonal and communication skills
• is able to lead, motivate and direct others in a supportive and cooperative team environment
• is a strong seller / doer with a highly developed work ethic
• pays attention to detail while never losing sight of the big picture.



Cardno TEC, Charlottesville, VA, US, Senior Consultant

Architectural Programmer, Business developer, Interior Designer

Jun 2008 - current

NELSON, Saint Louis, MO, US, Director Strategies

Account Director leading 40+ team providing strategic occupancy planning for 40 million square feet as part of theBank of America's eastern region team.

Mar 2003 - Mar 2005

HOK Advance Strategies, Saint Louis, MO, US, Vice President

Led the St. Louis team in project programming and consulting

Mar 1996 - Mar 2003

DEGW, London, GB, Partner

Interior Design Partner

Jan 1978 - Jan 1993


Kingston University London, London, GB, Bachelors, Interior Design

4 year honors degree in Interior Design

Aug 1969 - Jul 1972

Areas of Specialization