Born and raised in Columbia County, Jock attended Hudson High School, Columbia- Greene Community College, and The University of Saint Rose for Graphic Design.
A member of the Dutch Reformed Church of Claverack, Jock spent the first part of his professional career as a manager/director in the automotive industry. He then took the name of his father’s building company, Claverack Builders Inc., and started his own company, which has evolved into the design-build corporation it is today.
Jock has served on the Claverack planning board and several committees for the town and county.
Jock and his wife, Meredith, are the proud parents of three daughters, Rose, Scarlett, and Fiona.