Biography

 

  • Married over 30 years to my wonderful wife, Marie 
  • Father of two great daughters, one a nurse and in graduate school at Belmont and Ravenwood graduate and my youngest daughter a senior at Ravenwood.
  • Attended local schools
    • Northside Junior High (now Brentwood Middle School)
    • Franklin High School graduated in the top 10% of class
    • Belmont University, BBA, graduated Cum Laude 
  • Worked in college textbook department of Random House Publishing
  • Served Brentwood through automotive business for over thirty years
  • Automotive Service Excellence Master Technician
  • Williamson County Small Business of the Year, Glenn Huff Award (2003)
  • Brentwood City Commissioner (2009-Present)
  •       * Held tax rate same for 26th year and lowered effective rate to 0.36
  •       * Increased Park Land by over 40%
  •       * Health self insurance with same service saved $100,000'S
  •       * Traffic Improvements - Widening Concord Rd, Widening of Franklin Road to Moore's Lane,                      Signals- Crockett Rd., Gordon Petty, Jones Parkway, Split Log-Wilson, Maryland Way                       Intersection Improvements at Wilson Pk. - Concord Road, Mallory Lane - Moores Lane                      (Turn Lane), (Turn Lane) West on Concord - North on 65
  •       * AAA Bond Rating 32.3 Million dollar fund balance 
  •       * Striving to keep Brentwood  Government Efficient and Effective
  • Brentwood Tree Board (2013 - 2015)
  • Brentwood Park Board (2013-2017)
  • Brentwood Vice-Mayor (2009-2011)
  • Brentwood Environmental Advisory Board ( 2010 - 20130
  • Brentwood Beer Board (2009 - present)
  • Planning Commission (2011 - 2013)
  • Emergency Communications District Board (2009 - Present)
  • FEMA Certifications in Disaster management
  • Williamson County Convention and Visitor's Bureau Board
  • Brentwood Chamber of Commerce Board (2001 - 2003)
    • This Board established Brentwood's Star Gala
    • Served as Chairman of the Small Business Forum for two years
    • Board Member of the Year (2003)
  • Active Member of Brentwood Rotary since 2000
    • Board of Directors (2007 - 2009) as Director of Community Service
    • Past Chairman of Environmental Committee
    • Past Chairman of the Classifications Committee
    • Served as a Trustee of the Brentwood Rotary Charitable Trust (2007-2009)
  • Attend Cross Point Community Church
  •        *Worked with Children and Youth for many years
  •        *Ukraine Mission trip (2006)
  • Family Heritage in Brentwood and Williamson County dating back to the 1790's
    • Direct Decendant of Gersham Hunt, one of Brentwood's earliest settlers