David Lenoir is a lifelong resident of Shelby County. Through his extensive involvement in the local business community and various civic organizations, he has demonstrated his commitment to the community he loves. David currently serves as Shelby County Trustee, having been elected to office in 2010.
Upon graduating from Evangelical Christian School in 1986, David attended the University of Alabama on a football scholarship where he was a three-year letterman and a Freshman All-SEC Defensive End. David received his B.S. in Accounting from the University of Alabama’s Culverhouse School of Accountancy and returned home to Memphis to begin his career in the financial services industry.
For two decades, David has worked consulting with businesses, municipalities and individuals advising in the areas of money management, retirement plans and financial responsibility. He has worked for firms such as First Mercantile Trust Company, National Bank of Commerce, and Wachovia Securities. In 2006, he launched a mutual fund and worked with Sector Capital Management, a local money management firm, before taking public office in 2010.
In 2011, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam asked David to serve with the Delta Leadership Institute to help address problems specific to the Delta Region with solutions that incorporate community and collaboration. Institute teams work together to provide the energy and initiative to transform our area and to improve the quality of life for our friends and neighbors. In further recognition of his experience and achievements, in 2012 David was named Trustee of the Year for West Tennessee by the Tennessee County Trustee Association.
In addition to serving on the board of directors for several local organizations including Economic Opportunities, Crosscheck Athletic Association and Family Action Council of Tennessee, David has been a volunteer football coach for both Manassas High School and St. George’s Independent School. David also regularly speaks to groups and organizations on issues ranging from integrity and character to personal finance and debt management. He and his family are active members of Grace Evangelical Church.
Away from the office, David enjoys hunting and fishing with his two boys, and is an avid reader. He and his wife Shannon live on a small family farm in east Shelby County where they raise horses, chickens, fruits and vegetables along with a few thousand honey bees.