Dr. Bandy is a native of West Knoxville and graduated from Farragut High School. Dr. Bandy lives in West Knoxville with his wife Jennifer. His two adult daughters also live in West Knoxville.
Attended East Tennessee State University and received his Bachelor of Science. He then attended the Southern College of Optemetry and graduated in 1981.
Dr. Bandy served as an optometrist in the military and is retired from the U.S. Air Force. Among his many military awards are the Meritorious Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, and the Army Commendation Medal. He is also a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Command and Staff College.
Spending time with his family, traveling.