John Vinje was born and raised in Alexandria, MN. He graduated from NDSU in 2016 with a B.S. in Civil Engineering. While attending NDSU he worked as an intern with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and for the family structural engineering business. John joined Heyer Engineering in September of 2017 as a Structural EIT. In his spare time, John enjoys anything to do with Star Wars, reading, watching various sporting events, and spending time with his wife, Ellen.