John Harvey Slocum was born and raised in Bryan/College Station where his father worked in Texas A&M Football as coach from 1971-2002 and still today works in multiple capacities. John Harvey grew up in Bryan public schools, then graduated high school from A&M Consolidated in College Station.
He went on to receive a Bachelor of Science from Texas A&M in 1999 in Agriculture Development. John Harvey began his professional career in residential construction then moved into the oil and gas industry where he is currently employed by Tally Energy Services. He has spent time working both domestically and abroad in land and offshore operations.
John Harvey is also a partner in Viking Corporate Services which is credited with creating the restaurant 1860 Italia, Dolce Vista Construction and Texas Archery Bow Shop. Three years ago, John Harvey was fortunate enough to bring his family back to Brazos Valley which has always been “home”.
He and his wife Theresa have been married for 18 years. Theresa was a public educator of 18 years, investing in future Texans as a classroom teacher, dyslexia interventionist, and Assistant Principal. John Harvey and Theresa are blessed to be raising their daughter Dillan (17) and their son Bubba (14) in the community that raised them.