The brightest leaders blaze trails, create opportunity, and inspire others to do their best work. Learn more about Drummond’s leadership team.
Chairman & CEO
John Falconetti is a native of Jacksonville, FL and received his BA from The University of the South, in Sewanee, TN. In addition to transforming Drummond, Falconetti’s highly energetic approach to public service has been focused on the greater Jacksonville business and civic community, as well as state and national contributions to causes that he passionately supports.
These activities and related distinctions include: Falconetti has been named to the “First Coast Business Hall of Fame”, an “Ultimate CEO” by the Jacksonville Business Journal, the Soderstom Society by Idealliance, the Outstanding Volunteer of the Year by the American Red Cross of Northeast Florida, and the Distinguished Young Alumnus of the Year by his college alma mater. He was appointed by the past three Florida Governors’ as a Board Member of the Jacksonville Aviation Authority, Enterprise Florida, and currently serving for the second time as Chairman of the Jacksonville Port Authority.
Falconetti currently serves on the Boards of St. Vincent’s Ascension Health Care System of Florida, St. Mark’s Episcopal Day School and St. Mark’s Episcopal Church Foundation. He has held Chairman roles for the Jacksonville Library Board of Trustees, Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Jacksonville, and Senior Warden of St John’s Episcopal Cathedral. Falconetti is an alumnus of Leadership Jacksonville, Leadership Florida, a member of The Downtown Rotary Club, and had been named to the Jacksonville Business Journal’s Inaugural 40 Under 40.
Falconetti is married to Shannon Miller, a 7-time Olympic Medalist. In 2007, they created the Shannon Miller Foundation with a mission to bring greater awareness and education to the epidemic of Childhood Obesity in Northeast Florida.
John and Shannon are proud parents of son, Rocco, and daughter, Sterling.
Paul Van Wie
Paul Van Wie was born and raised in Wooster, Ohio. He went on to receive a BS in Physical Education from Arizona State University and an MS in Sports Administration from Eastern Kentucky University.
After graduation, Paul went on to coach football at Eastern Kentucky University, The University of the South, Episcopal High School, and Wabash College. In 2002, he left coaching to join Drummond Press as an Assistant Production Manager.
Early in his career with Drummond, Paul led the estimating department and the successful installation of our 40” 6 color Heidelberg, M110 5-color heat-set web, 29” 6-color Heidelberg, Computer to Plate device, and a significant plant expansion. He also spearheaded our company wide Lean initiative. This Lean Journey has brought Drummond industry acclaim while significantly decreasing costs and throughput times.
Paul and his wife, Anne Marie, have a two year old daughter, Ava May, and are members of the St. Johns Episcopal Cathedral.
When not working, his hobbies include golf and grilling/smoking food. He has also been active in several non-profit organizations such as the Wilkins Foundation, Cystic Fibrosis, and United Way.