Board of Directors


Edward K. Aldag, Jr.
Chairman, President and CEO
Medical Properties Trust, Inc.
Member since 2018

Jeffrey Bayer
CEO and President
Bayer Industries
Member since 2012

David K. Bowsher,
Partner in Charge
Adams and Reese LLP
Member since 2012

Chianti Cleggett 
National Sales manager
Greater Birmingham Convention & Visitors Bureau
Member since 2015

Brooke Coleman
Director of Gift Giving
Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham
Member since 2018

Douglas Coltharp  
Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer
HealthSouth Corporation
Member since 2016

Stacia Gaines
Talent Acquisitions
Member since 2020

Chris Gargala
Regional Marketing Manager
Wells Fargo Bank
Member since 2016

Danny McKinney
McKinney Capital
Member since 2016

Dr. Alison Grizzle
Director of Organizational Development
Starnes Media
AL Teacher of the Year 2013-2014
Member since 2014

Erik Heninger

Heninger Garrison Davis
Member since 2018

Darren Hicks
Director of Human Resources
Vulcan Materials
Member since 2014

Dr. Anthony Hood, Secretary
Associate Professor
UAB Collat School of Business
Member since 2016

Waymond Jackson, Chair
Vice- President of
Workforce Development
Birmingham Business Alliance
Member since 2012

Gianetta Jones
Vice-President Human Resources
Coca Cola Bottling Company United

Robert Kelly
Kelly Road Builders
Member since 2012

G. Ruffner Page
McWane, Inc
Member since 2010

Andrew Payant
Executive Vice-President & Chief Financial Officer
Amerex Corporation
Member since 2015

David Perry, Treasurer
Vice-President Corporate Strategy
Protective Life Corporation
Member since 2018

Jamelle Y. Prewitt
Parent, PTA President (former)
G.W. Carver High School
Member since 2010
Alan T. Rogers
Balch and Bingham
Member since 2012

Reba T. Simmons
Executive Director
Talent & Culture Partners.

Foster L. Ware, III
External Affairs Manager & Marketing Manager
Birmingham Division
Alabama Power Company
Member since 2020

Shannon Spotswood, Vice-Chair
RFG Advisory
Member since 2017

Jerry Tate
Spire Energy
Member since 2013

Anita Turner
Chief Operating Officer
Corporate Realty
Member since 2018

Burton McDonald
BB&T of Alabama

Dana Nolan
Executive Vice President & Head of Investor Relations
Regions Bank