Principal, Collett & Associates. John has served on the Board of Transportation for the North Carolina Department of Transportation since August 2009. John and his brother, Robert, founded Collett & Associates, a full service commercial real estate development, management and leasing company, in 1987. John has been primarily involved in shopping center development for the last 20 years. His efforts have resulted in over 10,000,000 square feet of development throughout the United States. John graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Duke University. Additionally, he is a member of International Council of Shopping Centers and at Myers Park United Methodist Church, a broker for the North Carolina Real Estate Commission and a board member for the Foundation Fighting Blindness.