Dexter Haynes was born and raised in Athens-Clarke County. He attended Georgia Southern University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in printing management. Dexter worked for twelve years as an account executive with the Athens Banner-Herald Newspaper.
Before moving to his current career in real estate, Dexter was employed by Mecca Communication as station manager for WXAG 1470 The Light, an inspiration formatted radio station where he worked for more than four years. Dexter is now a Realtor with Weichert, Realtors-Signature Group in Athens.
In addition to meeting the many responsibilities of a career in real estate, Dexter is also committed to serving his community as a volunteer. He serves as the Treasurer of the local Parent-Teacher Association (PTA), he is an active member of the High School Marching Band Booster Club, and he is very involved as a volunteer with the High School Baseball Dug-out Club. Also, he previously served on the School Improvement Committee. Dexter currently serves on the Executive Board of the Boys and Girls Club of Athens, and previously served as the Secretary of that organization. He is a member of the Athens Tech Foundation Board of Trustees.
Dexter is married to Teresa (Bailey) Haynes and they have three children, Adrian, Ashton and Amber.