Commissioner Steve Shell

Steve Shell

Steve Shell


Personal Information

  • Age: 68
  • Religion: Christian
  • Political Party: Republican
  • Semi-retired


  • Married: Linda Craver Shell for 50 years
  • 2 Sons, 5 Grandchildren


  • President of A1A Company
  • Past President of CheckMate Investigations Inc. - Retired
  • President of East Coast Sureties Inc.
  • President of East Coast Monitoring LLC
  • Licensed Private Investigator since 1980 - Retired


  • High School Graduate
  • Attended DCCC
  • Attended Forsyth Tech
  • Special Career Training: US Department of Justice
  • Special Career Training: US Secret Service
  • BLET
  • Continuing Education as approved by the North Carolina Department of Insurance and the Private Protective Services of North Carolina.

Private Industry Service

  • Proudly served with the Davidson County Sheriff's Department
  • Past President of Shell Driving School Inc.
  • 1st Licensed Private Drivers Education Instructor's Instructor in NC
  • A Founding Father of the NCBAA
  • Elected as Vice President of State NCBAA Association
  • Elected to the Board of Directors of the NCBAA
  • Appointed as Legislative Chair to State Association
  • Served many years interacting with State Legislators on Private Industry's and Citizen's Concerns, Strong supporter of our 2nd Amendment Rights
  • Member of the NRA

Commissioner Shell represents the Davidson County Board of Commissioners on the following Boards and Commissions:

  • DavidsonWorks Board
  • Senior Services Board
  • Sewer Committee
  • Capital Facilities Committee
  • I-85 Corporate Center Committee
  • Wil-Cox Bridge/Fort York Committee
  • LEPC Board


Commissioner Shell was appointed by the Davidson County Republican Party in July, 2014, to fulfill the remainder of the late Commissioner Billy Joe Kepley's term. He was elected in 2014 and 2018, his term will expire in December 2022.