JC was born and raised in France in a small village of 650 people east of Paris. He went to school in France and graduated with a Masters in Operation Management from the ISERPA in Angers. He studied in San Diego, CA in 1997 and served in the French Air Force, based in Paris, Air Force Headquarters. In 1999, he moved back to the US and graduated from University of Dallas with a Masters in Business Administration in Engineering and Technology. He moved to Oregon in 2002 and married Jennifer (Dallas, Oregon native). JC started work in the funeral profession in 2002 and became manager of several locations after a few months. Today, he is Dignity Memorial’s Market Director for the State of Oregon that includes 16 locations including Lincoln Memorial Park, Skyline Memorial Gardens, Finley Sunset Hills, Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, Youngs Funeral Home, and Ross Hollywood Chapel. He serves on several advisory boards including Mount Hood Community College Funeral Service Education, Cemetery Association of Oregon, Salvation Army Metro Division, as well as the Veterans and Family Center. He is the proud father of four children: Caden, Cole, Chamonix, and Chase (4).