Vernon has been in aviation for 30 years, and served as a pilot in the US Air Force. He founded and directed two aviation service companies based in Alabama, which quickly grew to become market leaders. Vernon was one of the founding directors of a Southeastern community bank, which has 10 locations, and is currently serving as a Director of River Financial Corporation.
He is very active in the community, serving on several local boards. He is a Graduate of Auburn University’s school of business with a specialization in economics. Vernon is married to Lisa, they have 3 grown children.