Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Macon
Kevin Corbin is a Macon County native and is active in numerous civic and community organizations. Mr. Corbin is a graduate of Franklin High School, class of 1979, an Honors Graduate of Appalachian State University (ASU) in 1983, where he majored in Marketing and Business Management, served as News Editor of the university’s “Appalachian” newspaper and interned for the university as a Public Information Officer. Corbin also represented ASU in the North Carolina Student Legislature. He graduated from Appalachian with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. He has served four years on the Appalachian State University Board of Trustees, is a past Chairman of the Macon County School Board (20 years) winning five county wide elections. For the past six years, Kevin has served on the Macon County Board of Commissioners, being elected as chairman of the board for last four years. Kevin is also currently serving as Chair of the Region A Council of Government, which is comprised of all of the County Commissioners, Mayors, and Town Board members from the seven Western Counties of NC. Corbin was elected to this position by his peers in that group. Kevin also currently serves on the Board of Directors for Southwestern Community College Foundation and has served on the Franklin Chamber of Commerce Board. In 2010, Kevin was appointed to the Blue Cross Blue Shield NC Agents Advisory Board where he was involved in developing lower cost plans for citizens of North Carolina. Kevin was Inducted into Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC Hall of Fame in 2013, with only 21 inductees in history. Mr. Corbin is also an active member of the Franklin Rotary. Kevin is married to Beth and they have two children, Matt and Maggie. They are members of Holly Springs Baptist Church where Kevin serves as a deacon. Kevin is the owner of two successful insurance agencies. The Corbin Agency is located in Franklin, NC and serves Western NC and the Blue Ridge Insurance Group is in Seneca, SC and serves Upstate SC. Mr. Corbin is also a founding member of the successful gospel group Blue Ridge.