Paul Kiker, Jr.,
President/Chief Investment Officer
Helping people make smart decisions with their money is certainly not new to Paul. Having been in the financial services industry for over 15 years he brings an unbiased, personalized approach to the planning process.
While his days of being a National Collegiate Slalom Water Ski Champion are long over, his tenacious desire to be the best he can be is still central to his roles as advisor, employer, husband and father.
Paul is a fourth generation Gilmer County native, where he and his wife, Hollie, are very active in the lives of their three children, and their local community. He enjoys shooting sporting clays and loves to fly fish. Paul’s mantra: “If you do the right things, the right things happen. If you touch the life of someone for the better, everything else will take care of itself over time.”
Ryan Florence, CFP®
CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional (#233340)
Ryan specializes in senior transitions and Financial Planning. He recognized early in his career the growing need for prudent advice for our growing senior population. Transitioning into the golden years can be challenging for spouses, caregivers and adult children. Ryan has worked extensively in elder care financial planning field since 2007, and has since created a network of trusted resources to help simplify and provide best of practice options.
As a CFP® professional, Ryan also understands that most investors do not have the time or interest to fully research and understand all available options. He is committed to guiding families through financial decision-making by providing education on marketplace opportunities and risks.
Ryan was born in Decatur, Georgia. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Georgia. He and his wife, Sarah, live in Oakhurst and have two children, Stella & Grant Florence. Ryan is on the Board of Directors for the Decatur YMCA, a member of the Rotary Club of Decatur and volunteers for numerous local events. He and his family attend Decatur City Church.
Dillon is responsible for providing sound and well researched advice on investments and risk management. This includes performing risk assessments, chart analysis, and portfolio reviews. With a strong background in mathematics and statistics, and a love for numbers, Dillon has the passion and skill to guide clients through the process of financial planning. His analytical background allows him to assist in market research and analysis so that he can educate individuals on financial opportunities and potential risks, in order to properly aid in managing their money in a wise and efficient manner.
Dillon holds a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Mathematics from Dalton State College. He, and his wife, Allie, love Jasper and our small hometown community where they are actively involved at Mt. Zion Baptist Church. Devoted to his faith, he has served as a leader in the youth department at Mt. Zion for many years. A family man at heart, he loves spending time with his wife and son, Rylan. In addition to his love of faith and family, he enjoys the outdoors for hunting, fishing, and playing tennis.
John H. Alexander
With time tested financial and investment experiences serving client’s needs since 2004, John focuses on active risk management, in pursuit of creative solutions to each person’s unique circumstances.
An Athens, GA native, John attended Georgia Southern University and obtained a BBA in Finance. John began his investment career at Morgan Keegan/Raymond James in 2004. He joined the Kiker Wealth Management team in the fall of 2017.
He has served on several local boards including The Boys Club, The Athens YMCA, The It Can Be Done Foundation as well as The Clarke Central High School Gladiator Foundation. He is an active member of Athens First United Methodist Church.
The greatest joy in John’s life is his family: wife, Lindsey and children Jackson, Hudson and Reagan. John enjoys a variety of competitive sports and loves The Georgia Bulldogs.
Chief Compliance Officer
Renee is responsible for all compliance regulatory management and reporting. This includes identifying and clarifying compliance practices and procedures throughout the firm in order to safeguard client assets and privacy. She also oversees the firm’s bookkeeping and accounting duties.
A Georgia girl through and through, she earned a bachelor’s of science degree in business management from Reinhardt University, and received an Associate Degree in accounting from Chattahoochee Technical College.
Renee, her husband and daughter are active members of the Corinth Baptist Church where their family’s Bluegrass Gospel band is frequently heard joyfully playing. Along with her devoted love for family, faith and music, she enjoys spending time with her daughter Jessie and her nephews.
Marketing and Client Services Director
Brittany manages all of Kiker Wealth’s operational and client services activities. Her focus is on maintaining and developing client relationships and managing special company projects. A vital member of the Kiker team, Brittany is also our computer operations wiz and keeps client communications current and relevant.
Brittany holds a bachelor’s of business administration degree in marketing at Kennesaw State University. She enjoys taking the time to read a good novel, practice guitar, and has recently taken up photography. A travel enthusiast, Brittany enjoys sporadic road trips and hopes to explore more of the world someday.
Account Services Director
Kerri manages all aspects of client accounts and relationships at Kiker Wealth. She is an energetic, customer-oriented professional with excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills.