Dr. Tanner earned his bachelor's degree and Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Tuskegee University. After veterinary school, he moved to Tennessee to complete his rotating internship. Shortly after, he worked in emergency medicine for a year, then joined Banfield in 2006. A few years later, he became the Chief of Staff in 2009 at the Banfield in Kennesaw, Georgia. In 2011 Tanner opened the Austell Banfield and still enjoys practicing medicine as well as advancing in a variety of surgical procedures. Dr. Tanner is a competitive golf player and enjoys spending time with his family.