Prior to joining Orren Pickell Design Group, John served as project manager and managing partner for Darcy Bonner and Associates where, since 2000, he focused on residential architecture and interior design. In addition to running the business side of the company, including the handling of all contracts, billing and employee issues, he completed numerous single family home projects under the name John Forehand, Architect in the Oak Park, River Forest and Hinsdale neighborhoods of suburban Chicago. Before the early 2000’s, John spent five years as Vice President at Booth Hansen Architects, during which he specialized in single-family homes and multi-family residential projects around the greater Chicagoland area.