Meet the Founder

Meet the Founder and CEO:

Mr. Locklear has served as the president of Locklear & Associates since the company’s inception in March 2012. John has spent his entire career in Gainesville serving the smaller cities and counties of north-central Florida. John routinely works with clients to develop comprehensive infrastructure improvement plans, including identifying and procuring grant funding.

Graduating from the University of Florida in 1996, John is a 6th generation Floridian, connection and familiarity with the area he operates.

  • Bachelors of Science – Geology
  • Masters of Science – Geology
  • Florida Licensed Professional Geologist #2467
  • SWANA Florida Sub-Committee Chairman
  • AWRA Florida Chapter Member
  • APWA Santa Fe Branch District Representative
  • Industry Tenure: 32 years