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Board of Directors

2024-2025 Board of Directors

**Executive Committee

Linda C. Young

Dr. Linda C. Young**

Chair President Wallace Community College Dothan
Michael L. Patterson

Mr. Michael Patterson**

Vice Chair Chief Administrative Officer & Chief Legal Officer Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama Birmingham
Kyle Buchanan

Mr. J. Kyle Buchanan**

Treasurer President Helen Keller and Red Bay Hospitals Sheffield
G. Robert Baker, Jr.

Mr. Robbie Baker**

Secretary President Hancock Whitney Bank Mobile
Melissa C. Morrissette

Ms. Melissa C. Morrissette**

Immediate Past Chair Vice President/Co-Owner LLB&B Real Estate, Inc. Mobile
Rosalie Allen

Ms. Rosalie Allen

Civic & Community Leader Huntsville
Douglas Bachuss, Jr.

Mr. Doug Bachuss, Jr.

Attorney Nowlin, Bachuss & Gray Decatur
Penny Billings

Ms. Penny Billings

President/Huntsville Market Cadence Bank Huntsville
Josiah Bonner, Jr.

Mr. Jo Bonner

President University of South Alabama Mobile
Stephanie A. Bryan

Ms. Stephanie A. Bryan

Chair and CEO Poarch Band of Creek Indians Atmore
Cedric Campbell

Mr. Cedric Campbell

Regional Vice President & Board Member Goodwyn Mills Cawood Montgomery
Josh Carpenter

Dr. Josh Carpenter

President and CEO Southern Research Birmingham
Matthew Clegg

Mr. Matt Clegg

Principal Wilson Investment Group Auburn
Tyrone Fenderson, Jr.

Mr. Tyrone Fenderson, Jr.

Market President, Mobile and Baldwin County Synovus Mobile
Walter Hill

Mr. Walter Hill

CEO Wiregrass United Way Dothan
Charles Holmes

Mr. Chuck Holmes

Executive Director Alabama Humanities Alliance Birmingham
Kellie C. Hope

Ms. Kellie Hope

Vice President of Community Engagement and Director of Regional Affairs, Southern Region Business Council of Alabama Mobile
Horace H. Horn, Jr.

Mr. Horace H. Horn, Jr.

Vice President, External Affairs PowerSouth Energy Montgomery
Hank Isenberg

Mr. Hank Isenberg

President IronMountain Solutions Huntsville
Tonjanita Johnson

Dr. Tonjanita Johnson

Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic & Student Affairs The University of Alabama System Tuscaloosa
Michael Kirkpatrick

Mr. Michael Kirkpatrick

Chairman & CEO DESE Research Huntsville
Delbert Madison

Mr. Delbert Madison

Senior Vice President, Cash Management ServisFirst Bank Montgomery
Gordon G. Martin

Mr. Gordon G. Martin**

Kennemer Center Director University of Alabama Honors College Birmingham / Tuscaloosa
Macke B. Mauldin

Mr. Macke Mauldin

President Bank Independent Florence
David M. Muhlendorf

Mr. David M. Muhlendorf**

President LDM Company Florence
Grits Morris

Mr. Grits Morris

Civic Leader Montgomery
David Nast

Mr. David Nast**

State President United Community Bank Huntsville
Henry O'Connor

Mr. Henry O'Connor

Partner Jones Walker, LLP Mobile
Deborah Bell Paseur

Ms. Deborah Bell Paseur

Attorney/Partner Paseur, Johnson and Medley Florence
Eva Robertson

Ms. Eva Robertson

Civic & Community Leader Birmingham
James R. Seale

Mr. James R. Seale**

Shareholder Hill, Hill, Carter, Franco, Cole and Black, PC Montgomery
David Silverstein

Mr. David Silverstein

President The Five Stone Group Birmingham
Jody Singer

Ms. Jody Singer

Community & Civic Leader Huntsville
Richard M. Stabler

Mr. Richard M. Stabler

Civic Leader Fairhope
Jeff Stone

Mr. Jeff Stone

Executive Vice President Brasfield & Gorrie Birmingham
Todd Strange

Hon. Todd Strange

Civic Leader Montgomery
David Turner, Jr.

Mr. David Turner, Jr.

Senior Executive Vice President & CFO Regions Financial Corporation Birmingham
James F. Watkins

Mr. James F. Watkins

Managing Partner, Mobile Maynard Nexson Mobile
Bennet Wright

Mr. Bennet Wright

Executive Director Alabama Sentencing Commission Montgomery
DeLynn Zell

Ms. DeLynn M. Zell

Founder & CEO Bridgeworth Wealth Management Birmingham
Emeritus Chairs
Lynne Berry

Ms. Lynne Berry

Planned Giving Officer Huntsville Hospital Foundation Huntsville
R. Preston Bolt, Jr.

Mr. R. Preston Bolt, Jr.

Member Hand Arendall Harrison & Sale Mobile
Fred O. Braswell

Mr. Fred O. Braswell

Civic Leader Wetumpka
Mike Goodrich

Mr. Mike Goodrich

Founder Timberline Holdings Birmingham
Seth M. Hammett

Mr. Seth Hammett

Civic Leader Andalusia
D. Mark Nix

Mr. D. Mark Nix

President & CEO Infirmary Health System Mobile
Caroline Novak

Ms. Caroline Novak

Senior Advisor A+ Education Partnership Montgomery
William E. Smith, Jr.

Mr. William E. Smith, Jr.

Chairman Royal Cup Coffee and Tea Birmingham
W. Michael Warren, Jr.

Mr. W. Michael Warren, Jr.

Civic Leader Birmingham