Born:  Oak Ridge, TN

Education:  Graduated – 1965 from Roane County High School – Kingston, TN

        Major:  Math & History         Minor:  Science

Military History:     US Navy –   Honorable Discharge

Work History:   Retired from Win South Credit Union (formerly Etowah Steelworkers Credit Union) – 1970-2003.

Personal Information:  Married to Nelda for 28 years;  2 daughters, 1 stepson, & 7 grandchildren.

Past Member of Etowah County Rescue Squad- Certified Diver & Certified Emergency Medical Technician.

Elected to Etowah County Commission in 2005, 2006, 2010, and 2014. 

Past Chairman – 2 Terms.

2 Terms – Gadsden/Etowah County Chamber of Commerce.

4 years – CED Mental Health Board

4 years – Children’s Policy Council

2 Terms – Drug Task Force Board

Past President – Assocication of County Commissioners of Alabama (ACCA)

Serving on Board of Directors of ACCA

Serving on Legislative Board of Directors of ACCA

Serving on Board of Economic Development for National Association of Counties (NACo)