John Herrera is the Sexton of the Diocese of Virginia, where he oversees the upkeep and preservation of the historic Mayo Memorial Church House and its grounds. John is most passionate about creating a safe and positive working environment for all members of the diocesan staff.
Prior to his current role on diocesan staff, John worked as the sexton at Emmanuel Church, Brook Hill. Prior to that, in his native country of Spain, he was responsible for many infrastructural upgrades on the island of Ibiza, including the expansion of the Port of Ibiza and the construction of the Hospital of San Jordi. He was also the chief administrator of construction projects in Ibiza for FCC Construction.
John attended the University of Salamanca where he received a B.S. in Business Administration and a B.S. in Civil Engineering. He currently lives in Ashland with his wife and two children.
Outside the office, John enjoys spending time with his family and being outdoors.