- Married, former Wanda Hughes
- Children, Errol and Virginia
- Biloxi High School, 1970
- Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, A.D.
- William Carey College, M. Ed.
- University of Southern Mississippi, B.S., Ed. D.
- Member and Past President, Biloxi Bay Chamber of Commerce
- Member, Biloxi Business Men's Club
- Member, Tulane University Advisory Committee
- Member, Biloxi First
- Member, Episcopal Church of the Redeemer
- CEO, Tisdale Consulting, LLC
- Biloxi Public Schools, Superintendent, 2004-2011
- Bay St. Louis - Waveland School District, Superintendent, 1992-1996