John Rauer has worked in the roadway construction and paving industry for more than 35 years, beginning in 1981 pouring concrete bridge decks in the State of West Virginia.
In 1982, John relocated to San Antonio where he established and operated a central mix concrete batch plant for the newly created Texas division of Lane Construction. Soon after, in 1984, he transitioned from concrete to asphalt paving by taking the position of Plant Foreman. John played an integral role in constructing and operating Sunmount Paving’s primary asphalt plant in Justin, Texas. In the years since, John has held operational positions of increasing levels of responsibility in both the lab and the field, including Lab Manager, Asphalt Paving Superintendent, Project Manager, Plant Manager, and his current position as District Manager. One of the industry’s leading experts in racetrack paving, John has managed the reconstruction and paving of seven NASCAR tracks, including the iconic Texas Motor Speedway and Daytona International Speedway.