Billy serves as the Advisor and Instructor of Youth Ministries. He received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biology from the University of Mississippi and a Master of Divinity in Christian Education/Student Ministry from the Southern Baptist Theology Seminary in Louisville. He was ordained into the ministry in 1996.
Billy has served since 2007 as Minister of Students at Liberty Crossings United Methodist Church in Vestavia Hills. He is married to Dr. Lisha Thornton. They have two sons and live in Birmingham. Billy enjoys playing golf, basketball, photography, and reading.