A long time resident of Blacksburg, John has been a Realtor since 1978. He has achieved the Ethics In Action Lifetime Award and is a prior board member of the New River Valley Association of Realtors.
John is actively involved in community service. He is a Rotarian and has been a member of the Blacksburg Rotary Club since 1979. John has served as club president and as District 7570 Group Study Exchange Chairman.
His involvement and commitment to Virginia Tech is a family tradition. John is a Class of 1971 graduate and follows sister Jean S. Montague, Class of 1969, and father Bill Skelton, Class of 1940. John is a loyal Hokie, a student-athlete scholarship supporter, and a member of the UT Prosim Society. He serves as a board member of the W.E. Skelton 4-H Educational Conference Center at Smith Mountain Lake, VA. He received his M.B.A. from the University of Georgia.
Through his hard work, dedication and commitment to the real estate profession, John has assisted and made many new friends during his career. For that he is most appreciative.