W. Terry McBrayer is the senior partner for the McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie & Kirkland law firm. He is a native of Greenup, Kentucky, and a graduate of Morehead State University and the University of Louisville School of Law. He has held numerous leadership positions in state government: Terry was an elected member of the Kentucky House of Representatives, serving in the leadership roles of House Speaker Pro Tempore and Majority Floor Leader during his tenure; and he also served as chief executive officer for a former governor. He has served as Chairman of the Kentucky Democratic Party, and is still heavily involved in the Party, recently being elected to his fourth consecutive four-year term as the Democratic National Committeeman from Kentucky and a superdelegate at the 2008 Democratic National Convention. Terry is past chairman of the State Capital Global Law Firm Group and was recently named the Outstanding Alumni of the University of Louisville School of Law.
Terry has served in numerous public service roles, including as a member of the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees, the Chandler Medical Center Board, eight years on the Kentucky Council on Higher Education, seven years as Chairman of Kentucky Education Television, Commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Commerce, Chairman of the Kentucky Board of Tax Appeals, and Chairman of the Greater Lexington Chamber of Commerce.