John Knier - Vice President

John started with LaForce in 1996 and he has held various management responsibilities and leadership roles with the company including Credit Manager, Corporate Secretary and Branch Manager. Over the years, John also spent time as President and Board Member of the American Subcontractors Association of Wisconsin, which presented him with its Distinguished Service Award in 2003. John currently serves LaForce as Vice President and he is overall responsible for branch operations and logistics. He is also a member of the LaForce Board of Directors.

Prior to joining LaForce, John had a distinguished history of education and service. In 1986, he graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point with his Bachelor’s of Science in Civil Engineering. After graduating from West Point, John served as an Officer in the United States Army for five years. He then continued his education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison where he received his Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree in 1993. Following law school, John worked as a private practice attorney until 1996, which is when he joined the LaForce team.