Robert Payne Cave, Sr. was born in Kingsport, Tennessee in 1943. He received his license to practice law in the State Courts of Tennessee and the Federal Court of the Eastern District of Tennessee in 1974. Mr. Cave earned a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Kentucky in 1967, his J.D. from the University of Louisville in 1973, and his M.Div. from Louisville Presbyterian Seminary in 1974. He is the founding member and the Senior Partner of The Cave Law Firm, PLLC. In his 34 years of legal experience, Mr. Cave has personally worked on over 10,000 cases. In addition to being a member of the Greene County Bar Association, he is the former President of the Nathaniel Greene Museum and the Heritage Trust. With his wife of 43 years, Elaine Cave, they served in the Philippines as members of the Peace Corps. Currently, Mr. Cave resides in Greeneville, TN with his wife and is a member of the Exchange Club and the Holston Presbytery.