Brent Cherry is a Montgomery native and Trinity Presbyterian School graduate who went on to earn a degree from the University of Alabama. He and his wife, Joy, have 3 kids, Walton, Addison, and Wilson.

Brent worked for BlueCross BlueShield of Alabama for 13 years. During his position as Account Executive for the National Large Group Sales department, he had the experience of managing medical, dental, pharmacy, and ancillary benefits for Fortune 500 companies, municipalities, transportation companies, hospitals, and automotive manufacturers, all with over 1000 employees.