Lee E. Moncrief obtained his undergraduate degree from Mercer University in Macon Georgia in 1965. He went on to the Cumberland Law School at Samford University and obtained his J.D. degree in 1968 and was immediately admitted to the Bar in the State of Alabama. He also furthered his education by graduating from the National Graduate Trust School of Northwestern University and the Banking School of the South at LSU. He was appointed to the faculty as Thesis Advisor, Examiner and Counselor for the National Graduate Trust School at Northwestern University.After obtaining his law degree, he began his career in the banking industry in Georgia with the Georgia Bank & Trust Company in Macon. He transferred to AmSouth Bank in 1978 to serve as an Assistant Vice President and Trust Officer in the Mobile office. He continued to work at AmSouth until 1994 and served as the Senior Administrative Officer and Head of Personal Financial Services Department in Huntsville, Alabama; as the City President in Florence, Alabama; and as Executive Vice President and City President of AmSouth Bank of Florida in Pensacola. In 1994, Lee took the position of President & Chief Executive Officer of SouthTrust Bank, Shoals in Florence, Alabama. Throughout his career with SouthTrust, he served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the SouthTrust Banks in Northwest Florida located in Fort Walton Beach, the Tampa Bay SouthTrust Bank and the SouthTrust Bank of Mobile. In 2005, he became Market President of the Wachovia Bank of Mobile and continued in that position until his retirement in 2006.Lee’s second career began in 2006 when he became a real estate agent with Roberts Brothers in Mobile. Beginning in 2007, Tensaw became very active in real estate development in North Mobile County following the announcement of the TK Steel Mill in Calvert Alabama. In June of 2008, Lee was recruited by Tensaw to serve as Vice President of the company. He currently handles the real estate development projects for Tensaw and manages the daily operations of the Company. Lee has maintained his community and civic involvement throughout his career in each of the communities he has lived. In Mobile, Lee is a member of the Bienville Club, Athelstan Club, Rotary Club and the Country Club of Mobile. He has served on the Boards of Mobile Area Boy Scouts of America, Mobile Infirmary Foundation, Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce, United Way of Mobile, Main Street Mobile, Mobile Alliance, Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile Area Education Foundation and the National Maritime Museum of the Gulf of Mexico. While in Tampa, he was a Trustee of the University of Tampa, chair of the Tampa Downtown Partnership, a member of the board of Tampa Chamber of Commerce, Gulf Ridge Council, Boy Scouts of America, Florida International Museum, and the Town & Country Hospital. He was also a member of the University Club, Avila Club, Harbour Island Athletic Club and the Tampa Yacht Club. His Pensacola affiliations include the Five Flags Rotary, Escambia County Boy Scouts of America, United Way of Escambia County, Junior Achievement, Florida State Chamber of Commerce, Florida Bankers Association, Private Industry Council, Pensacola Junior College Foundation, Baptist Health Care Ventures and the Pensacola Chamber of Commerce. He served the Florence community by serving on the Board of the Hospice of the Shoals, Shoals Economic Authority, Shoals Chamber of Commerce, United Way of the Shoals Area, Muscle Shoals Regional Airport Authority, the University of North Alabama, the Tennessee Valley Council of Boy Scouts of America and was a member of the Turtle Point Yacht & Country Club.Lee served in the Military as Captain in the Military Police Corps from 1965 through 1971 when he received an Honorable Discharge. He is married to Sue G. Moncrief of Swainsboro, Georgia and they have two children, Catherine M. Fraley and Lee Everette (Rett) Moncrief, Jr., and three grandchildren.