John is a native and life-long resident of Parkersburg, WV and a proud Mountaineer fan. He completed his undergraduate studies at West Virginia University (WVU), earning his BA in 1990 and a Masters in Public Accountancy from the WVU School of Business in 1992. John also holds a Professional License in Life, Health, and variable Annuities.
Following his course of studies at WVU, John returned to Parkersburg and began his business career as owner/operator of a small pizzeria in 1995, later expanding that venture into a successful Italian eatery known as DiCaprio's.
He began his professional career in 1998, with the establishment of Kiger Tax and Business Services on Avery Street, eventually opening a second office in South Parkersburg.
In 2007, John diversified his business interests through the addition of Kiger Insurance Agency at his Avery Street location, and serves as the Principle and Financial Advisor in that Agency.
John is very service oriented and community driven. He attributes much of his own success to his affiliation with, and support of, other locally owned and operated small business ventures in the Parkersburg, Wood County area.