John Thayer

Member & Executive Vice President, Building Division

  • 18 Years with Bell
  • 33 Years in the Industry

John Thayer has a proven track record overseeing the delivery of projects on time, quality, and budget across the full spectrum of contract and delivery methods. He is dedicated to providing the best client experience throughout the entire project. Since joining the team in 2006, John’s inherent understanding of the construction business, and architecture and design has catapulted him through the leadership ranks from project manager to Member and Executive Vice President, Building Division.


  • B.S., Building Construction, Virginia Tech


  • LEED Accredited Professional
  • BIM Trained
  • 30-Hour OSHA Certified


  • Urban Land Institute (ULI)
  • Design-Build Institute Of America, Associate DBIA Member
  • ACE Mentor Program
  • Middle Tennessee USGBC Member
  • MTSU Commercial Construction Program Advisory Board
  • Rutherford Chamber