Kelsey Finch earned a Bachelors degree in marketing from the University of Tennessee in 1980 and a Masters in Educational Administration from Lincoln Memorial University in 2002. Since 1999 he has served as a contract compliance officer for the Tennessee Department of Transportation. Kelsey has served on many community boards, including Chair of Home Source East Tennessee. He is a member of the 1989 class of Leadership Knoxville and also serves on the Board of Trustees of Mt. Zion Baptist Church. Kelsey has been very involved in football, coaching at Carter High School from 2003-2013 and serving as a Collegiate and High School football official from 1985 - 2005.