President and CEO

John L. Donahue III

DonahueFavret Contractors has been a second home to John, who learned the business working on construction projects since the age of 12. After earning his Bachelor of Science in Construction Management from LSU in 1990, John joined the company full-time as a Project Manager/Estimator. He became a company owner and Vice President, leading the Operations Department until being named President and COO in 2007. John added the duties of CEO in 2009 and currently serves as President and CEO.

John has been an active member of Associated Builders and Contractors, where he has served four terms on the board of directors of the Bayou Chapter, including a term as President, on the ABC National Board of Directors, and in many other capacities. John has also provided leadership to the St. Tammany West Chamber of Commerce as a member of the Board of Directors and served as its Chairman. He also helped found ChamberPac, the St. Tammany West Chamber’s Political Action Committee. John is Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Lakeview Regional Medical Center, and is a Board Member of LABI, a member of Vistage 516, a former Chairman and current Board Member of the Northshore Business Council, and is a 2008 graduate of Leadership St. Tammany.