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John F. Knipfer / 2010 Top 40 Under 40

Age 38 Place of Birth Lubbock, TX Where you live Westerville, OH First Job Paper Boy What it taught me Responsibility Status Married Family Wife, Laura, daughter, Julia Three things people would be surprised to know about me 1. I brew beer and grow hops at home. 2. I have ridden a bicycle across the USA. I have also cycled around Ireland, and in countries like Brazil, Argentina, and Sweden. 3. I have many relatives in Ireland. Best advice you could give someone starting out Working hard at any task always gets noticed.

John Knipfer was born in Lubbock, TX to Ron and Mary (Kelly) Knipfer. He has two older sisters, Maureen and Ann. Knipfer grew up travelling around the U.S. and parts of Europe in a military family. He received his undergraduate and medical education in Dayton, OH, then completed advanced training in anesthesiology at the University of Michigan. He has settled with his beautiful wife Laura, and lovely daughter Julia, in central Ohio.

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