John P. Klipsch is President of John Klipsch Consulting LLC, which was created in 2000. John manages all phases of the business focusing on design and construction project management services as the owner’s representative on large public projects. Recent clients and projects include:
- Indiana State Fairgrounds: Coliseum Renovation and New Youth Hockey Arena
- Marion County Health and Hospital Corporation: Wishard/Eskenazi Hospital
- Indiana Stadium and Convention Building Authority: Indiana Convention Center Expansion Phase V
- Indiana Stadium and Convention Building Authority: Lucas Oil Stadium (home of the Indianapolis Colts)
- Indiana State Office Building Commission: Indiana State Museum Exhibits Project
Before the creation of his own company, John was the Director of Special Projects for the Indianapolis Local Public Improvement Bond Bank. While there he managed and implemented the budget, real estate transactions, development negotiations, design and construction of the City's portion of various high profile projects such as:
- Bankers Life Fieldhouse (home of the Indiana Pacers and Indiana Fever)
- Murat Theatre renovation
- Emmis Broadcasting Headquarters Building and Emmis Parking Garage
Impacting the growth and development of the Indianapolis skyline for over 30 years, his experience also includes Manager of Special Projects for the Indianapolis Department of Metropolitan Development, where he managed the City's portion of numerous projects including:
- Circle Centre Mall and the Indianapolis Artsgarden
- Lower Canal Improvements Project
- Pan Am Games Facilities Fire Station.
John is a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Rehabilitation Education. He is an active member of Southport United Methodist Church. John has always been involved in his community and has served as a volunteer with Habitat for Humanity and other housing missions. He was also a volunteer for the 2012 Super Bowl Host Committee. Governor Mitch Daniels appointed John a “Sagamore of the Wabash” in September 2008. John and his wife, Connie, grew up in Evansville, Indiana, and have lived in Indianapolis since 1984. They enjoy traveling, especially road trips to visit family and friends. Their favorite pastime is spending time with their three grandsons.