John Hinshaw has been a project manager/operations manager in the construction industry for over 20 years, traveling the country managing numerous construction projects from hundred-million dollar sports venues to luxury apartment complexes. John has an uncanny ability to formulate a team and maximize their strengths, which in turn allows him to give our owners the best possible teams for their projects. He currently serves as Calhoun’s President with a workforce of over 125 employees spread over more than 15 projects and totaling more than $100 million dollars of work in progress. John and his team have grown Calhoun, in just 5 short years, to be recognized as one of Louisville’s “Best Places to Work”.


KFC Yum! Arena and Parking Structure, Louisville, Kentucky

Senior project manager: New multi-purpose arena. This 700,000 square-foot superstructure contains a cast-in-place frame with long span steel roofing structure. With the capacity to seat 22,000 spectators, the adjacent 700-space, 240,000-square-foot parking structure gives them a close place to park for each event.

Pinnacle Bank Arena, Lincoln, Nebraska

Construction executive: On the 450,000 square-foot multi-purpose arena. Its primary tenants include the University of Nebraska’s men’s and women’s basketball teams. A 250-car parking structure is attached to the arena giving its potentially 15,900 patrons a place to see an estimated annual 120 events. This construction is the cornerstone of the city’s $344 million West Haymarket Redevelopment Project.

Time Warner Arena, Charlotte, North Carolina

Project manager: On this $260 million multi-purpose arena. The structural scope of the arena includes a cast-in-place frame with long span steel roof. The 750,000 square-foot space is home to NBA’s The Charlotte Bobcats and AHL’s The Charlotte Checkers.

Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Indiana

Project engineer: On the 750,000 square-foot, cast-in-place, multi-use facility for the Indiana Pacers. Long span steel forms the roof’s structure.

Great American Ballpark and Parking Structure, Cincinnati, Ohio

Project engineer: 1,800,000 square-foot facility home of MLB’s The Cincinnati Reds. During this construction, 95,000 cubic yards of concrete were placed by the three sub-contractors I managed. Attached to the facility are 850 structured parking spaces for the facility.


• B.S., Construction Engineering and Management,
Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana

• B.S., Civil Engineering– Structural Emphasis,
Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana