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John Kelly's Bio:

John Kelly is the founder and managing director of The Maverick Group, llp since 2003. The Maverick Group was formed as a holding company to facilitate residential and commercial real estate development throughout the Gulf South, from Texas to South Florida. From its inception, The Maverick Group and or its subsidiaries, have developed more than 4000 residential lots and over 2 million square feet of commercial retail space. In addition to the land development of lots throughout the Gulf South, The Maverick Group and or its subsidiary companies, have constructed and sold more than 800 homes since 2003. Currently, The Maverick Group team is focusing on purchasing land, procuring entitlements, and constructing urban infill projects in some of the hottest residential markets in the country, with projections to build in excess of 200 homes through 2014.

Prior to the formation of The Maverick Group, John Founded LMS Constructors, Inc in 1988 as a design/ build construction firm, specializing in office park development and commercial retail shopping centers throughout the Gulf South, and with annual revenues in excess of $50 million dollars. Today, LMS Constructors has evolved into one of the most reputable interior build out contractors in the State of Louisiana, specializing in hospital and high rise office space renovations.

In addition to his current development endeavors, John is also the C0-CE0 of a “Green Technology” manufacturing company called Sun Tzu,llc. One of its subsidiaries, Sparta Industries, is currently constructing a $30 million dollar production line at the Scottsboro, Alabama facility John owns personally. This production line will manufacture a “zero emission” foam duct liner product, used in all mechanical metal duct work worldwide, and will have in excess of $600 million dollars of annual revenue in the first 12 months of operations. Construction to begin July 2014 and be completed in February 2015.

John is a Louisiana State University graduate with a BS degree in Finance. John has been a Louisiana State Licensed contractor (#27491) since 1985. John is a member/competitor of Score International Off-Road Racing Organization.


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