John Gore is a professional engineer and vice-president at Barge Cauthen & Associates in Nashville, Tennessee. John grew up in Nashville and attended Hillsboro High School. He is a graduate of Tennessee Tech University, and has been working in the field of civil engineering since 1998. John specializes in urban in-fill and redevelopment projects throughout middle Tennessee. He is also LEED certified and has extensive experience in sustainable site design, as well as projects focusing on walkability, alternative transportation, and low-impact storm water design. John joined the Board of Ride for Reading in 2013. He enjoys riding and racing bicycles and lives in East Nashville with his wife Pippa, and their two daughters.