By Ed Bertha
Cover Photography by James Corwin Johnson
“Protect Your Family And Your Investment”
Concrete, we can trace the word back to the Latin verb concrescere, meaning “to grow together.” It’s been around since the Egyptians used gypsum and lime mortars in the pyramids and still forms the basis for construction today.
John Wolterman’s industry experience is a comprehensive blend of educational knowledge and practical experience. Growing up in the suburbs of Cincinnati, John learned the fundamentals of construction firsthand. His father owned a company specializing in concrete projects, and thus his interest in the industry was piqued at an early age.
John soon discovered a genuine affinity for the hands-on aspect of building, and after high school graduation he and his father started Wolterman Brothers Construction. The company’s growth was the direct result of John’s desire to facilitate a concierge approach in the home building process. Under his guidance Wolterman Brothers grew to more than 60 employees and was grossing over $20 million per year, in rural Ohio. These opportunities enabled John to assimilate a complete understanding of the complexities involved in the custom construction industry.
We all know how Hurricane Katrina devastated the lives of thousands of people in New Orleans. Impacted by witnessing the damage firsthand while vacationing there, John dedicated himself to researching safer, more durable home construction methods. Read More