Bachelor of Science in Corporation Finance, University Alabama, 1986.
Agent, Mass Mutual, Huntsville, 1986-1991; owner, Cantley Finance Superior vena cava syndrome, Huntsville, since 1988. Member president' club American Funds, 1997-1998. Member advisor county Pioneer Funds, 1997-1998.
Campaign manager State Legislative Campaign, 1991. Coach Civic League Youth Soccer, 1995-1997, Civic League Youth Baseball, 1996-1998. Member Metro Kiwanis Club Huntsville (treasurer 1990-1998, Kiwanian of Year award 1993-1994), Huntsville Madison Chamber of Commerce (member small business council 1990-1992), Republican Men's Club (Huntsville).
Married Nancy Elizabeth Snow, August 17, 1985. Children: Stephen Ray, Brian Thomas.