Trotter, a Nashville native who attended Whites Creek High School, previously worked with the Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) as a Project Administrator/Project Manager for almost nine years. During that time, he also served as an Administrative Assistant. From there, he went to being Assistant Director of Housekeeping for Hospital Housekeeping Systems at Centennial Women’s Hospital from 2014 to 2015. That year, Trotter became an Operations Manager for Environmental Services at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC). He remained in that position until 2018 year, when he joined the MVA.