Back Row:  Callie Davis-Daughter, Cameron Davis-Son, Greyson May-Grandson, April May- Daughter, Sonya Davis-Wife,  
Mayor D. Gary Davis, Blake Davis-Son, Mollie Davis-Daughter-in-law, Hannah Davis-Granddaughter,    
Front Row: Aiden Davis-Grandson, Noah Davis - Grandson.  
 
 
ABOUT MAYOR DAVIS

Gary Davis grew up on a dairy farm in the Taylor Community of Bradley County.   He is a graduate of Bradley Central High School and Cleveland State Community College.  

 

Mayor Davis received his Certified Public Administrator designation in 1999 from the University of Tennessee Center for Government Training.   He is one of 25  County Mayors across the state who has received such distinction.   Mr. Davis is recertified annually for this designation.  

 

Mayor Davis is a graduate of the University of Tennessee Local Government Leadership Program.   Mr. Davis was listed as an honored professional in the Nationwide Register’s Who’s Who in Executives (2000) and Continental’s Who’s Who Registry of Executives (2002).

 

Mayor Davis was elected to the Bradley County Commission in 1990.   He served as the Chairman of the County Commission in 1993-1994.   From 1995 through 1998, he served as a member of the Bradley Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees.

 

Mayor Davis was elected as the Bradley County Executive in August 1998.   As County Mayor he is also a member of the Tennessee Association of County Mayors.   He is a board member and past chairman of S.E.T.H.R.A. (Southeast Tennessee Human Resources Agency) and serves as Chairman of the Southeast Tennessee Development District.  

 

Mayor Davis serves on numerous other boards including Industrial Development Board, Southeast Region Solid Waste Board, Cleveland/Bradley Chamber Of Commerce, Economic Development Council, Cleveland/Bradley Business Incubator Board, Community Services Agency and the Cleveland Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO).

 

He has been a member of the Cleveland Kiwanis Club since 1983.   His is also a member and past president of the North Lee Ruritan Club and he is a former President of the North Lee PTO.

 

Davis and his wife Sonya have four children: April, Blake, Cameron and Callie.   Davis also has four grandchildren: Greyson, a 8th grader at Lake Forrest Middle School; Hannah, a 7th grader at Ocoee Middle School; Aiden, a 3rd grader at Michigan Avenue and Noah.