“Ahern shows its commitment to its customers and employees by the manner in which it conducts its business on a daily basis. The company’s values line up closely with my values. All of the necessary tools needed to perform at a high level are provided. All of these attributes demonstrate how important Ahern’s customers and employees are to the company.”
With dedication, entrepreneurship and unrivaled business ethics, John has spent almost half a century transforming the family business his great-great-grandfather founded in 1880 into one of the nation’s largest and most highly respected specialty contractor firms. His strong leadership has fostered a culture of excellence throughout J. F. Ahern Co.
John remains involved in the company today as its Chairman of the Board. Ahern’s unbreakable values and beliefs of honesty, adaptability, excellence, stewardship, and commitment to community and employees arise directly out of John’s commitment to the company, its customers, and employees. John is the company’s “elder statesman” and holds a special place in the hearts of Ahern employees.
John has been a tireless champion on behalf of the community in which he lives. Setting a strong example for Ahern’s Management Team of what it means to be dedicated to the community in which you live, John has been involved as a member or director of over 25 community organizations including the Military Veterans Museum, Young Presidents Organization, Fond du Lac Foundation, United Way, and YMCA.