Dr. Looney joined Fulton County Schools in 2019 and has helped guide the district through the COVID-19 pandemic while emphasizing early childhood reading skills, real-life career experience, STEM innovations, and reducing dropouts. He previously served as Superintendent of Williamson County Schools in Tennessee and the Butler County School District in Alabama. A public educator since 1994, he has also served in the roles of classroom teacher, assistant principal, and principal. Dr. Looney received his Educational Specialist degree and Doctorate in Educational Leadership from the University of Alabama and his bachelor's degree in Business Management and master's degree in Education from Jacksonville State University in Alabama.