Rodney was born and raised in Franklin, North Carolina.

He graduated from Western Carolina University with Bachelor of Science in business.

After holding several leadership and sales positions around the Southeast, Rodney and his wife Maura moved to back to Franklin in 2008.

Rodney and his wife have three children named Siler, Weston, and Hannah.

In his free time, Rodney enjoys activities with his children, traveling, and working out.