Mr. King is a life-long resident of Blount County and currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer of Burley Stabilization Corporation. He is also a co-owner, along with his brother, of his family’s Blount County cattle farm, King Brothers Farm, LLC. Mr. King graduated from the University of Tennessee in 1978 and began his accounting career with Ernst & Whinney (now Ernst & Young). He continued in public accounting until his retirement in this past May from Lattimore Black Morgan & Cain in Knoxville. He is an active member of the Tennessee Society of CPA’s and the American Institute of CPA’s and served on the Tennessee State Board of Accountancy from 2000-2003. He currently serves as treasurer for New Providence Presbyterian Church and as treasurer and Board Member for Secret Safe Place for Newborns of Tennessee, and was a member of the Class of 2011 of Leadership Blount.