John Foley


John Foley and his wife Jennifer have a 14 year old son on the autism spectrum.  They have been very involved in the autism community in Dallas.  Originally from upstate New York John escaped the “Great White North” and relocated to Dallas in 1989. John is a global human resources executive with more than 30 years of experience in the high-tech, manufacturing and distribution industries.  He is currently the Vice President of Human Resources for Builders FirstSource (BFS) in Dallas Texas.    BFS is the largest supplier of lumber and building materials to the residential housing market in the US.  John has held previous human resources leadership roles with Austin Industries, Maxim Integrated Products and Dallas Semiconductor Corporation.

John received his undergraduate degree in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University in 1985 and an Executive M.B.A. from Southern Methodist University in 2003.