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John E. Skvarla III

Senior Government Relations Advisor

  • (T) 919.653.7829
  • (F) 919.890.4542

John Skvarla joined Nexsen Pruet following two years as Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Commerce. His service to that agency came following two years of service as Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality.

His focus is on assisting businesses that are looking to expand or begin operations in the United States. 

Before working for North Carolina State Government, John was a highly successful business executive. He led an environmental mitigation firm, a manufacturer of waste management and recycling systems, one of the largest physical therapy providers in the Southeastern U.S., as well as the world's largest all-cargo airline.



University of North Carolina School of Law, J.D., 1973

Manhattan College, B.A., Economics

Bar Admissions

North Carolina

Civic & Professional Memberships
  • ADFP Trust Fund Advisory Committee
  • Biotechnology Center Board of Directors
  • Board of Science Technology & Innovation
  • Clean Water Management Trust Fund
  • Coalition for Global Engagement
  • Duke Energy Community College Grant Program
  • Economic Development Accountability & Standards Committee
  • Economic Investment Committee
  • Education & Workforce Innovation Fund
  • Energy Policy Council
  • Global Transpark Authority Board
  • NC Marine Industrial Park Authority
  • NC Military Affairs Commission
  • NC Works Commission
  • Rural Infrastructure Authority
  • State Banking Commission
  • Travel & Tourism Board
  • US Railroad Board of Directors
  • USS NC Battleship Commission
  • Water Infrastructure Authority
  • Indian Affairs Commission 
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The People's Prescription for What Really Ails America's Health Care System, Signal Books, 1994.

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