Honorable John B Love III, 33° KCT KYCH

1200 E New York Ave 

Midland, TX 79701 



JBL @ TML 2017




  • Business Advisor, Tax Preparer, Accountant and Owner (2008-Present)  PaperWerks  
  • Wealth Management Advisor, Owner (2015-Present)  Love Wealth Management, LLC  




  • U.S. Congressional Democratic Nominee 2024 for the 6th District of the State of Texas   



  • City Councilman (2013-2020) and Mayor Pro Tem (2014, 2019) City of Midland Texas  


  • Chairman (2000) Commissioner (1994-2002) Planning & Zoning Commission City of Midland Texas  


  • Chairman (2015) of Tall City Task Force appointed by Mayor Jerry F Morales City of Midland Texas  


  • President (2014) Board Member (2014-2019) Midland Space Development Corporation  City of Midland Texas  


  • Chairman (2016) Policy Board Member  (2014-2019) Permian Basin Metropolitan Planning Organization   


  • Committee Member (2014-2019) appointed by Governor Greg Abbott Border Trade Advisory Committee   






  • Treasurer & Founding Board Member Midland County Fair, Inc. Midland, TX  


  • Board Member Goodwill Midland Advisors Board Midland, TX  


  • Vice President & Board Member Big Brothers Big Sisters of Midland Inc. Midland, TX  


  • VP Economic Development & Board Member Midland Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Midland, TX  


  • Board Member Hispanic Cultural Center of Midland Midland, TX  


  • Ex-Officio Board Member Midland Community Development Corporation Midland, TX  


  • VP Fundraising & Board Member Midland Jaycees Midland, TX  


  • Vice Basileus Iota Rho Chapter of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.  Midland, TX  


  • Member Circle of TEN (The Entrepreneurs’ Network) Midland, TX  





  • Eta Theta Undergraduate Chapter (1988) Epsilon Iota Graduate Chapter (2019-present) Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.  


  • Past Master Western Star Lodge #83 Free & Accepted Masons Midland, TX  
  • Special District Deputy Grand Master 25th Masonic District Free & Accepted Masons Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Texas


  • Past High Priest John W Cave #36 Royal Arch Masons San Angelo, TX  
  • Past Most Excellent President Order of the High Priesthood Most Excellent Prince Hall Grand Chapter of Texas Royal Arch Masons


  • Illustrious Recorder  Jerusalem Council #15 Royal & Select Masters Midland, TX Past Thrice Illustrious Master  L G Raynor #8 Royal & Select Masters El Paso TX  
  • Past Thrice Illustrious Master Order of the Silver Trowel Most Illustrious Prince Hall Grand Council Royal & Select Masters Texas
  • Right Illustrious Grand Deputy Master Royal & Select Masters Most Illustrious Prince Hall Grand Council Royal & Select Texas  


  • Eminent Commander Morning Star Commandery #44 Knights Templar Masons Midland, TX 
  • District Deputy Eminent Grand Commander Lone Star Grand Commandery 
  • Prelate Past Eminent Commander Degree Lone Star Grand Commandery
  • Sentinel Ivory Johnson Jr. #20 Knight York Cross of Honor (K.Y.C.H.) Texas  


    • Past Commander in Chief Lorenzo H Enox #288 Ancient & Accepted Scottish Rite San Angelo, TX  
    • Knight Commander Cross of Honor (K.C.C.H.) Ancient & Accepted Scottish Rite United Supreme Council Prince Hall Affiliated Southern Jurisdiction
    • Grand Inspector General  (33rd Degree) Ancient & Accepted Scottish Rite United Supreme Council Prince Hall Affiliated Southern Jurisdiction  
    • 2nd Vice President Joseph E Telfair Commanders of the Rite Texas Council of Deliberations Ancient & Accepted Scottish Rite



  • Past High Priest & Prophet Cheops Temple #200 Ancient Egyptian Arabic Order of the Nobles Mystic Shrine Austin, TX  






  • B.A. in Economics, Summa Cum Laude. (2002) University of Texas of the Permian Basin 


  • Leadership Training (2018,2019) Texas Municipal League Leadership Academy  





  • Securities Licenses 7, 6, 63 and 65 in the states of Texas, Maryland, Massachusetts and Oregon. (1994 – present)  


  • Group 1 Life & Health Insurance license. (1994 – present)  



Honors & Awards  


  • Certified Municipal Officer Texas Municipal League (2018, 2019) 


  • Named “State and Local Leader of the Week” by the prestigious George Mason University’s Center for State and Local Leadership (November, 2018) 


  • Ish Sodi Award “Man of My Choice” Royal & Select Masters MIPHGCOTX (2017) 


  • Sigma Beta Delta International Honor Society. (2001 – Present) 


  • Leadership Fellow, Texas Municipal League Leadership Academy (2018, 2019)  


  • “Best Financial Advisor”  Midland Reporter-Telegram’s “The Best of Midland”  (1998)