Mr. Keasling is the President of Home Federal Bank of Knoxville. After serving four years in the U.S. Air Force, he attended ETSU, where he was a member of Phi Kappa Phi honor society and was named "Outstanding Graduate" of the College of Business. Before assuming his current position, he worked in a variety of posts for Knoxville's Valley Fidelity Bank and Trust Company for 19 years, including 12 years as President. Keasling is a member of the Board of Deacons of Cedar Springs Presbyterian Church and is a member of the boards of directors of many community service organizations, including the United Way of Greater Knoxville, the Salvation Army, Yoke Youth Ministries, and more.
He and his wife, Barbara, have two children, Julie and Andrew.