Payton describes himself as analytical, conscientious, and hard working. He previously worked at EY, a global public accounting firm, serving clients of various sizes in the homebuilding and real estate industries, and Hillwood, a DFW based real estate development firm.
Payton and his wife Sara have two kids, Jaxon and Olivia, as well as a lab mix named Biscuit. Outside of Chesmar, Payton enjoys competitive activities and sports including kayaking, fishing, disc golf, and coaching his son in baseball. Additionally, Payton and his family enjoy traveling, trying new foods, and simply hanging out.