John Colvert started out with the company in 1997 as a second-period apprentice. This same year, he earned a bachelor’s degree from California State University San Bernardino. After spending time working under several of the company's most experienced foreman, he became a foreman on the Downtown Disney-AMC Theatres project. Several years later John became trained in CAD. While foreman on the Los Angeles Trade Technical College, South Campus project he also detailed the project using CAD. From there he decided to bring his vast field knowledge and move full time to estimate.