Board of Officers and Directors

Adah International, LLC

Dr. Traci O'Brien

Vice President
EDUCATION

Auburn University

Steve Sewell

Vice President
Business Development

Economic Development Partnership of Alabama

Dr. Wolfgang Kneer

VICE PRESIDENT
GERMAN BUSINESS

SWJ Technology, LLC

Michael Brooks

Vice President
COMMUNICATION

Alabama International Trade Center

Dr. Angela Ferguson

VICE PRESIDENT
Culture

Samford University 

Lauren Lambiase

Vice President
MEMBERSHIP

Alabama Power Company

Barbie Peek

secretary

Port of Huntsville

Eric Elkins

Treasurer

Rödl & Partner

Brian Hilson

immediate past Chair

Alabama Development Strategies LLC

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, University of South Alabama 
Tom BrinkleyMaynard Cooper & Gale PC
Billy Joe CampWorld Business Advisors, LLC
Chip CherryChamber of Commerce of Huntsville/Madison County
Lucas Gockel, Calhoun County Economic Development Council
Caleb GoodwynPowerSouth Energy Cooperative
Todd Green, WKW Automotive, LLC
Warren Hicks, TVA Economic Development
William R. Hodges, Chair AGP Young Professionals

 

Joachim Hofmann, Mercedes-Benz ExTra LLC
Lori Huguley, CEcD, City of Opelika
Bobby Ingram, JamisonMoneyFarmer, PC
Jason Isbell, Regions Bank
Stefan Koerner, Evonik Corporation
Dr. Roxanne Kutzer, Mercedes-Benz U.S. International
Wiley LottSoutheast Gas 
Dr. Eric MackeyAlabama State Department of Education
Kelly Nelson,  Adient
Steve Pelham, Research and Innovation Center AU
Albert von Pelser, Reliance Worldwide Corporation
Keith Phillips, Alabama Community College System


Glen PringleRetirement Systems of Alabama
Dr. Regina Range, The University of Alabama
Jason Roberts, St. Clair County Economic Development Council
David Rodgers, Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce
Arndt SiepmannCity of Auburn
Bob SmithAlabama Department of Commerce
Mike Swinson, Spire
Ted vonCannonJefferson County Economic & Industrial Development Authority
David WanhataloBurr & Forman LLP
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