Walon Smith attended the University of Georgia obtaining a degree in Agricultural Engineering in 1983. After 10 years in the electric utility industry, he began his insurance career in 1993. He is currently the Senior Partner at Hunt Miller Insurance Agency in Warner Robins. Walon led the Centerville Rotary Club to establish a Read United program in Centerville Elementary School in 2018. Walon is married to his college sweetheart Karen. They have two married daughters and three grandchildren. Walon is an elder at Houston Church and his hobbies include golf and UGA football.