Mr. McCord was raised in Jacksonville Florida and is a graduate of Florida Junior College of Jacksonville. He joined the U. S. Navy in 1978. While in the service he was a cerfied jet engine mechanic, maintenance manager for 300 men and women, and mulitple muliti-million dollar aircraft. operations manager responsible for world wide operations of a C-9 sqaurdron, master trainging specialist/instructor. He managed a training facility and became a cerified safety specialist for the military. Mr McCord received his degree in Business Aministration from Northwood University in 1998 .
Mr. Mccord retired from the U.S. Navy in October 1998, where he began work at JAZZLAND Theme Park as their Risk Management Supervisor. He wrote all the safety programs for the park and ensured the safety of the guest and park personnel.
Mr. McCord is Icar and ASE certified and has been with Northshore Technical Community College, teaching Automotive Technolgy at Covington High since 2011.
He is currently working on his state certification to become a home inspector.