I am a Nationwide Insurance Agent, have been and insurance agent for 33 years, and have been in the Tennessee Legislature since 2010.  I have been married to my wife, Tracy, for 35 years and she is the director of a local community college. I represent the 36th District in the Tennessee House of Representatives which include 3 rural counties: Campbell, Union and Claiborne. I have listed some of my awards and the my current committee assignments. I carried the BBA resolution in the TN House of Representatives in 2015 and attend the Phoenix BBA Planning Convention in 2017. 

Graduate of the University of TN with a B.S. in Business Administration and a minor in Math.

  • 2022 Champion of Commerce award – Tennessee Chamber of Commerce & Industry
  • 2022 Legislator of the Year – TN Conservative
  • 2021 NFIB Guardian of Small Business Award
  • 2020 Award of Conservative Excellence – American Conservative Union Foundation
  • 2018 Legislator of the Year – TN Mining Association
  • 2018 Conservative Achievement Award – American Conservative Union Foundation
  • 2016 Legislator of the Year – East Tennessee Development District
  • 2014 American Conservative Union Defender of Liberty Award
  • 2017 Americans for Prosperity “Champion for Prosperity”
  • Rotary Paul Harris Fellow
  • Chair, Banking & Consumer Affairs Subcommittee
  • Member, Commerce Committee
  • Member, State Government Committee
  • Member, Transportation Committee
  • Member, Public Service Subcommittee