Personal: Grew up in Oak Ridge, lives in North Knoxville.
Professional: Degree in business administration from the University of Tennessee. Collage artist and unpublished writer.
Civic Experience: Longtime Republican Party activist. Ran for City Council in 1999.
Personal: Grew up in Nashville, family ties to Knoxville. Lives in West Knoxville. Two daughters. Active member of 2nd Presbyterian Church.
Professional: University of Tennessee degree in history. Owner, Asset and Equity Corp. (consulting and lobbying firm). Veteran of U.S. Navy Reserve.
Civic Experience: Former state representative and state senator from Knoxville. Member of state Democratic Executive Committee.
Personal: Grew up in West Knoxville, lives downtown. Fluent in Spanish.
Professional: Undergrad degree from Tulane University, law degree from UT. Works for Lewis, King, Krieg & Waldrop, in general civil litigation.
Civic Experience: President of City People, board member of CBID.