Skipper Holliman was born and raised in Tupelo, MS. He graduated from Mississippi State in 1987 with a Bachelor of Administration degree.
He has held various management positions in his career including president during his 22-year career at Lane Furniture. He co-founded HomeStretch furniture located in Nettleton, MS in 2009 and now employs 450 workers.
He is a board member of Cadence Bank, North Mississippi Health Services, and North Mississippi Medical Center. Mr. Holliman has been married to his wife Beth for 31 years and they have 4 children. He attends Harrisburg Baptist Church.