John joined the agency in 2019. He is a native of Houston and was raised in Bryan. While in Bryan he attended Crockett Elementary and Lamar Junior High. He later graduated from Spring Branch High in Houston going on to receive a degree from TCU.
John entered the insurance business in 1969 as an agent in his father’s agency, Jesse Thames & Associates of Houston. He later formed an agency of his own in 1979, Thames & Associates, in Humble which he ran for many years. He holds P&C and Life & Heath licenses in Texas and Louisiana.
John and his wife, Pixie, moved back to Bryan-College Station in 2018 to be closer to family and friends. They are members of Grace Bible Church.