Our Team

A team of forward-thinking industry leaders united in collaboration and the pursuit of complete customer satisfaction.

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Our Executive Team

John Laurie

John A. Laurie

Chief Executive Officer
John has been an owner of the Jack Laurie Group since 1995. The company has grown and changed a lot under John’s leadership. In 1995, the company had eight employees; now it has more than 250. The company used to only sell and install “soft flooring.” Now, JLG is one of the largest self-performing specialty contractors in the state of Indiana. JLG sells, installs, and maintains a comprehensive offering of construction services including all types of flooring, walls, and ceilings. John graduated from Purdue University in 1986 and worked at Procter and Gamble and Cintas before joining JLG. John is passionate about growing the company and making spaces better places to work and live! John has three great kids: Edie, Kat and Xander. In John’s free time, he enjoys spending time with his children and coaching them in all of their athletic activities.
Dave Foellinger
Dave Foellinger
President & Chief Operating Officer
Dave has been with Jack Laurie Group since early 1999. In addition to his current role, Dave has held the positions of Director of Branch Development and general manager of the Indianapolis operation. As president and COO, Dave is responsible for the financial performance and continuous improvement of all JLG business units. Prior to coming to JLG, Dave worked in manufacturing production management. He holds degrees from both Purdue University and Indiana University, but his loyalty lies with the Boilermakers. He has been married to Kate since 1993, and they have been blessed with three wonderful children. When time permits, Dave enjoys attending his children’s activities, reading, collecting and playing his guitars.
Dave's Bio
Steve Klinger
Chief Technology Officer
Coming soon.
Steve's Bio
Brian Collins
VP – People Operations & Communications
Brian Collins joined Jack Laurie Group as Director of Human Capital in 2010 after having worked with JLG for a decade as a vendor/consultant. He has worked in all aspects of sales, sales management, training and human capital strategy over the past 25 years. Brian is a certified personnel consultant and has significant experience in the areas of employee relations, sales training and development, sales management, sales operations, enterprise/tactical recruiting, retention strategies and leadership coaching/development. Brian is a graduate of Indiana University with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. Brian and his wonderful wife Karen enjoy entertaining/cooking at home, biking the many bike trails Indianapolis has to offer, and hiking through the parks and woods in (God’s country) Southern Indiana. They are ardent supporters of pet rescue and animal rights organizations, much to the delight of their two rescue dogs, Greta and Buddy.
Brian's Bio
Jeff Capuano
Jeff Capuano
Executive VP of Project Management
Jeff has been with Jack Laurie Group since January 2002. He started as a project manager and worked his way up through the ranks, filling the roles of senior project manager and general manager of the Indianapolis office before his current role. As executive vice president, Jeff develops, trains and oversees all project managers and estimators to ensure all budgets are met and all customers are serviced to the high level that JLG expects. Prior to working at JLG, Jeff was in the concrete restoration business and got his career started in the retail flooring business. He attended Vincennes University and IUPUI and is married with two beautiful daughters. In his spare time he enjoys mountain biking, fishing, playing basketball, and attending any Notre Dame and Colts football games he can.
Jeff's Bio
Tom Postell
Executive VP of Operations
Tom joined the Jack Laurie Group in 2009. Tom comes to Indiana via Texas where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Houston. Tom began his operational career with Solvay S.A., a worldwide leader in chemical, plastics and pharmaceutical manufacturing. After 11 years at Solvay, Tom joined Wisenbaker Builder Services, Inc., a global direct source supplier of building products with operations in Texas, Brazil and China. Tom managed the operations of a $36 million/110 man installation division of Wisenbaker for a decade. We are very thankful that Tom’s wife is from Central Indiana and wanted to return to the Hoosier state. We actively recruited Tom to join our team which he did in 2009. Tom is now our Executive Vice President of Operations. His extensive experience in the planning, staffing and leading of production and installation teams uniquely qualifies him to develop a world-class operations. Tom is married and has three beautiful children. He enjoys Texas football and spending time outdoors.
Tom's Bio
Tony Shepard
Tony Shepard
Vice President of Strategic Accounts
Tony joined Jack Laurie Group in 2003 and held the positions of Installation Service Manager, Business Development Manager, Vice President of Operations and Vice President of Sales before his current role as Vice President of Strategic Accounts. In this role, Tony is responsible for the development and growth of business with Indiana’s largest employers. Tony graduated from Purdue University in 1986 with a bachelor of science degree in technology. Through the years, he has worked as plant manager and New Product Development Chairman at Coachmen RV Company in Middlebury and factory manager at Precision Scientific in Chicago. He also has worked in sales positions at McFarland & Associates and Lafayette Steel Sales. He is married with five children and enjoys any time he has with his wife and children, as well being outdoors, biking and exercising.
Tony's Bio