Board of Officers and Directors

Alabama International Trade Center

Lauren Lambiase

Vice chair

Alabama Power Company

Dr. Traci O'Brien

Vice President
EDUCATION

Auburn University

Jason Isbell

Vice President
communication

Regions Bank

Dr. Wolfgang Kneer

VICE PRESIDENT
GERMAN BUSINESS

SWJ Technology, LLC

Dr. Angela Ferguson

VICE PRESIDENT
Culture

Samford University 

Lori Huguley

Vice President
MEMBERSHIP

City of Opelika

Steve Sewell

Vice President
Business Development

Economic Development Partnership of Alabama

Barbie Peek

secretary

Port of Huntsville

Eric Elkins

Treasurer

Rödl & Partner

Kirk Atkinson

immediate past Chair

BLG Logistics, Inc.

Ex-Officio

Michael H. Johnson

Honorary Consul of Germany
for the State of Alabama

Baker Donelson

Ex-Officio

Viktoria Gryska

Chair AGP Young Professionals

JamisonMoneyFarmer

Board of Directors

Carina Agnew, Mercedes-Benz U.S. International
Emre Altindal, STAR COOPERATION USA, Inc.
Steve Ammons, Birmingham Business Alliance
Dr. Bharat Balasubramanian, The University of Alabama
Elena Bauer, Burr & Forman LLP
Tom BrinkleyMaynard Nexsen PC
Dr. Michael ChambersUniversity of South Alabama
Chip CherryChamber of Commerce of Huntsville/Madison County
Robbie Day, Bocar US, Inc.
Alexis Esneault
Dr. Matthew Feminella, The University of Alabama
Lucas Gockel, Calhoun County Economic Development Council

 

Caleb GoodwynPowerSouth Energy Cooperative
Dr. Dean Hendrix, Auburn University
Warren Hicks, TVA Economic Development
Joachim Hofmann, Mercedes-Benz ExTra LLC
Eric Holbik,  Alabama Port Authority
Bobby Ingram, JamisonMoneyFarmer, PC
Carmen Jordan, RAPA LP
Stefan Koerner, Evonik Corporation
David Lucas, Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
Dr. Eric MackeyAlabama State Department of Education
Vince Perez, Southeast Gas
 Albert von Pelser, Reliance Worldwide Corporation
Keith Phillips, Alabama Community College System



Othell PhillipsJefferson County Economic & Industrial Development Authority
Glen PringleRetirement Systems of Alabama
Jason Roberts, St. Clair County Economic Development Council
David Rodgers, Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce
Jonathan Schniper, Spire Inc.
Arndt SiepmannCity of Auburn
Bob SmithAlabama Department of Commerce
Justice Smyth, Tuscaloosa County Economic Development Authority
Jorg Wesche, Grand Bohemian Mountain Hotel Brook
Dieter Wiedmann, REHAU Automotive
Bryan WinterWinter McFarland, LLC

Past Chairs

Rex Lysinger, Bill Mathews, Don Erwin
Dr. Phillip Crunk, Lamar Smith, Jim Robertson,
Dara Longgrear, Dr. Jane Stanfield,
Dr. Clara Gerhard, Al Reisz, Joachim Hofmann, Arndt Siepmann, Gerhard Graf, Bryan Winter, Warren McCullars, Dr. Anna Gramberg, Bobby Ingram, Brian Hilson, Kirk Atkinson