John Allmand, President of JAA Architecture, Inc., graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelors of Architectural Design and later went on to achieve his Masters of Architecture from Florida International University.

John is a registered Architect and Interior Designer in Florida, a LEED Accredited Professional, and a part of the National Council of Architectural Registration Board.

John is also an active member of his community. He supports one of the local preservation societies (Murray Hill Preservation Association) by serving as an active member and previously serving as President. He is also a member of the Jacksonville Historic Preservation Commission, Jax Pride Board, and the U.S. Green Building Council. He has also dedicated his time to being a JCCI Forward Action Plan Chair Executive Board Member, President of Emerging Architect, an American Institute of Architects Chapter Director, a member of the Urban Land Institute, and an adjunct Professor at Florida State College at Jacksonville and St. Johns River State College.