John R. Seitz comes from a background in construction and real estate. He was the owner of Seitz Design and Construction, Inc. in Norwalk, Ohio for 25 years. John earned a certificate in Real Estate Appraisal and completed a course in Land Use Planning in the School of Natural Resources from Ohio State University. He was appointed to the Norwalk Planning and Zoning Commission and held several executive positions, including President of the Norwalk Area Chamber of Commerce. Since 2008, John has called New Orleans home and is an active member of the Greater New Orleans business and real estate community, once serving on the Government Affairs Committee and currently an active member of the Quality of Life Committee for the French Quarter Business Association.