Board of Directors ‐ 2024

Executive Committee:

  • Board President
    Spencer J. Lacey
    Vice President, Jemison Investment Co., Inc.
  • Board Vice President
    Kimberly Jackson
    Government and Community Relations Manager, Alabama Power
  • Board Treasurer
    Samantha Davis
    Director of Regulatory Affairs & Strategic Development, VIVA Health
  • Board Secretary
    Ginger Blake
    EVP, Commercial Banking Solutions, Regions Bank


  • Nancy Fouad-Carey
    Associate General Counsel, Brasfield & Gorrie, L.L.C
  • Chelsey LaRussa Heslop
    Owner & Marketing Strategist, Fetch Marketing
  • Earl Hilliard, Jr.
    Senior Public Affairs Officer, City of Birmingham
  • Latanishia W. ("La") Hunter
    Ken Perry Law Firm, L.L.C.
  • Ashley Mann
    President & CEO, Sandpiper Advisory Group
  • Jonathan Nelson
    President & General Manager, Birmingham Barons
  • Rosie O'Beirne
    Chief Digital Strategy & Marketing Officer, UAB
  • Jim Pickle
    VP, Senior Counsel – Mergers & Acquisitions, Protective Life Corporation
  • Presley Rebman
    Executive Director, AlaHealth
  • David Silverstein
    President, The FiveStone Group
  • Councilor Crystal N. Smitherman
    Birmingham City Council
  • Mark Taylor
    Head of Corporate Banking, AL/ MS, PNC
  • Valerie Collins Thomas
    President & CEO, The VAL Group
  • David Ward
    Financial Advisor & Member Owner, Bridgeworth + Savant Wealth Management
  • Tyrone Williams
    Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator, UAB Hospital

Honorary Ambassador:

  • R. William Pradat, Jr., SIOR
    Chairman, Cushman & Wakefield / EGS Commercial Real Estate

In Memoriam Aeternam:

  • Giles Perkins

Executive Director:

  • Camille Spratling
    Railroad Park Foundation