Tommy Pedigo was born and raised in East Tennessee and moved to Morristown in 1986.
A graduate of University of Tennessee in Knoxville and a former school teacher, Pedigo went to work for State Farm Insurance where he worked for 40 years. He now works as a real estate agent with Crye-Leike in Morristown.
Pedigo served as a school board member of Monroe County, a City Council member and City Mayor of Sparta, TN, and as President of the Tennessee Municipal League. He was elected to Morristown City Council in 2015
Pedigo is married to his Gail who is a retired school principal. They have 2 daughters, Jaime and Carrie, and 2 grandchildren.