Representative Mike Holmes began his first full term in the Alabama House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.
He was born in Crenshaw County and after completing public education he attended Troy State University earning a B.S. degree and attended graduated school at Penn State University.
Representative Holmes is a former high school teacher and coach who went into the agricultural sales, marketing, and operations and became the chief executive of two different agri-business corporations.
He is also an entrepreneur having founded and successfully operated Real Estate Brokerage, specializing in land and small business acquisitions.
Representative Holmes is married to the former Shirley Russell and they have two adult children and four grandchildren.