Mr. Tisdale holds a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Management Information Systems from East Carolina University. He has worked as an Information Technology consultant for clients such as Centura Bank and Microsoft. Mr. Tisdale also worked as a programmer, operations manager, systems administrator, and business analyst. Mr. Tisdale spent 12 years as a general contractor building and renovating houses. Mr. Tisdale, a native of Fayetteville, is married to Karen and has three children Dawson, Jackson, and Callie. He has served Fayetteville Academy since 2017.