Board of Officers and Directors

JamisonMoneyFarmer, PC

Brian Hilson

VICE CHAIR/CHAIR ELECT

Economic Development Association of Alabama

Jeff Lynn

VICE PRESIDENT EDUCATION

Alabama Community College System

Jo Bonner

Vice President
Business Development

Office of Governor Kay Ivey

Albert von Pelser

VICE PRESIDENT
GERMAN BUSINESS

REHAU Automotive, LLC

Michael Brooks

Vice President
COMMUNICATION

Alabama International Trade Center

Dr. Traci O'Brien

Vice President
CULTURE

Auburn University

Kirk Atkinson

Vice President
MEMBERSHIP

abatAdah Group, Inc.

Randy Rogers

Secretary

Evonik Corporation

Eric Elkins

Treasurer

Rödl & Partner

Dr. Anne-Katrin Gramberg

immediate past chair

Auburn University

Ex-Officio

Michael H. Johnson

Honorary Consul of Germany
for the State of Alabama

Baker Donelson

Board of Directors

Judith AdamsAlabama State Port Authority             Dr. Bharat Balasubramanian, The University of Alabama
Jo Bonner, Office of Governor Kay Ivey 
Tom BrinkleyMaynard Cooper & Gale PC
Billy Joe CampWorld Business Advisors, LLC
Chip Cherry, Chamber of Commerce of Huntsville/Madison County
Dr. Angela FergusonSamford University
Larry FillmerAuburn Research & Technology Foundation
Lucas GockelCalhoun County Economic Development Council
Caleb GoodwynPowerSouth Energy Cooperative

Chris Grissom, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings
Michael HeuerDiehl Aerospace Inc. 
Warren HicksTVA Economic Development 
Lori HuguleyCity of Opelika
Dr. Wolfgang KneerSWJ Technology. LLC          Lauren Lambiase, Alabama Power Company    Pauline Langemann, AGP Young Professional Chair   Wiley LottSoutheast Alabama Gas District
Dr. Eric MackeyAlabama State Department of Education
Fred McCallum, Birmingham Business Alliance
Kelly Nelson, Rausch & Pausch LP
Barbie Peek, Port of Huntsville
Glen PringleRetirement Systems of Alabama
Jeff RabrenRegions Financial Corporation

Dr. Regina Range, The University of Alabama
Jason RobertsSt. Clair County Economic Development Council
Leticia Rocco, Mercedes-Benz U.S. International
David Rodgers, Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce
Justin Rummer, BOCAR US, Inc.
Steve Sewell, Economic Development Partnership of Alabama
Arndt SiepmannCity of Auburn
Bob SmithAlabama Department of Commerce
Mike SwinsonSpire 
Ted vonCannonJefferson County Economic & Industrial Development Authority
David WanhataloBurr & Forman LLP
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