He was born on January 18, 1969. He received an A.A.S. from Columbia State Community College in Columbia, Tennessee. He served in the United States Army during the Gulf War of 1990-1991 with the 1st Cavalry Division. He also graduated from the Leadership Marshall County.
He works as a maintenance manager.
He is former Chairman of the Marshall County Republican Party, and a former member of the Tennessee Technology Center Advisory Board. He lost his first run against Democratic congressman Eddie Bass. Since November 2012, he has served as state congressman for the ninety-second district of Tennessee. He won the election against Vicki Cain, who serves as Chair of the Marshall County Chamber of Commerce. In the Tennessee House, he is a member of the House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee, the House State Government Committee, and the House Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee. He is also past Chairman of the Marshall County Commission. He has expressed his concern about handing the Nickajack Reservoir over to the state of Georgia.
- Tennessee General Assembly
- Tennessee Republican Party Archived March 15, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.
- Spivey elected to state House, Marshall County Tribune, November 07, 2012
- Clint Confehr, Spivey eyes House; Ketron Congress, Marshall County Tribune, January 17, 2012
- Josh Brown, Georgia steps up bid for access to Tenn. River, USA Today, April 01, 2013
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