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A North Carolina native, born in Warsaw township, Duplin County in 1951, Vernon has deep love for the beautiful state he calls home. He is the middle of nine children who grew up learning the disciplines necessary to contribute his fair share of work on the family farm and being accountable for that work and completing his school work.

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Vernon attended North Carolina A&T before joining the United States Air Force where he served in Viet Nam. Back in the States, he worked as an instructor at the Non Commissioned Officer Leadership School, Seymour Johnson AFB, Goldsboro, North Carolina. In 1979 he was chosen to serve in Special Air Mission Security at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland. He served as Security Flight Chief and Security Superintendent at Royal Air Force Upper Heyford Air Base, United Kingdom before transitioning to First Sergeant of Base Headquarters and the Transportation Squadron. His final assignment was First Sergeant, Space Communication Division, Air Force Space Command and 3rd Services Squadron, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1992.

Vernon completed Series 7, Registered Representative and began his first post service employment as a Financial Advisor at Ameriprise Financial Planning, Colorado Springs, Colorado in September 1992. He returned to North Carolina in October 1992. He has worked at Merrill Lynch as a Financial Consultant in Fayetteville, North Carolina, Walmart Stores in Clinton and the Fayetteville District, Alltel Communications Clinton, North Carolina, and Neuse Enterprise, Omega Site, Wallace, North Carolina.

In 2008 Vernon took political volunteering to a higher level and began making calls for Organizing For America. In 2012 he was a Spring Fellow with Organizing For America learning organizing skills and becoming a source to ensure that these skills stay in the community. In 2013 Vernon became a founding member of Organizing For Action and Organizing For Action North Carolina. In 2016 He worked as an organizer for the North Carolina Combined Campaign working primarily in Duplin, Wayne, Johnston and Sampson Counties.

Vernon completed Associate of Science, Industrial Security and Associate of Science, Human Resources, Community College of the Air Force. He received his Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville, North Carolina.




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