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2019-20 Board of Directors

Front Row: Stephen Parker, Parker & Parker, P.C. Attorneys at Law; Emily Bussman, Sips n Strokes Cullman; Jeff Tolbert, Trident Marina; Kay Shabel, Urban Grace; Brian Lacy, Cullman Electric Cooperative;  Jacob Waldrop, Waldrop Chiropractic Clinic

Back Row:  Mel Koller, Alabama Farm Credit  ; Philip Clemmons, Jelco; Wendy Crider, Cullman Co. Industrial Development Authority ; Ben Harrison, Cullman Regional Airport; Jennifer Taylor, U.S. Congressman Robert B. Aderholt's Office; Josh Wiggins, Johnny’s Bar-B-Q

Not Pictured: Kyle Willoughby, Willoughby Roofing & Sheet Metal, Inc.; Donovon Lovell, R.E. Garrison Trucking, Inc.; Jerry Wooten, HomTex, Inc.; Shane Quick, Rock the South; Dustin Beaty, Lavish Boutique; Tim Compton, Traditions Bank



2019-20 Executive Committee

Ms. Kay Shabel
Chair - Elect / Chair

Ms. Kay Shabel
Urban Grace
103 1st. Ave. NW, Suite 130
Cullman, AL 35055

Mr. Kyle Willoughby
Vice Chair, Entrepreneurship & Education

Mr. Kyle Willoughby
Willoughby Roofing & Sheet Metal
111 2nd Ave. NE
Cullman, AL 35055

Vice Chair, Finance & Administration

Mr. Stephen Parker
Parker & Parker P.C. Attorneys at Law
215 Main Avenue SW
Cullman, AL 35055

Mr. Brian Lacy
Vice Chair, Membership & Marketing

Mr. Brian Lacy
Cullman Electric Cooperative
1749 Eva Road NE
Cullman, AL 35055

Mr. Jeff Tolbert
Vice Chair, Tourism

Mr. Jeff Tolbert
Trident Marina
21680 County Road 222
Cullman, AL 35053

Vice Chair, Community Development

Mr. Philip Clemmons (2022)
1642 John H. Cooper Drive
Cullman, AL 35055

Vice Chair, Business Development

Dr. Jacob Waldrop
Waldrop Chiropractic Clinic
1015 4th Street SW
Cullman, AL 35055

emily bussman
Vice Chair, Tourism


Ms. Emily Bussman

Sips n Strokes

111-B 1st St. NE

Cullman, AL  35055


2020-21 Board of Directors

Ms. Jennifer Taylor (2021)

U.S. Congressman Robert B. Aderholt’s Office

205 4th Ave., NE, Suite 104,

Cullman, AL 35055, 256-734-6043


Mr. Donovon Lovell (2021)

R.E. Garrison Trucking, Inc.

PO Box 890

Cullman, AL 35056



Mr. Mel Koller (2021)

Alabama Farm Credit

1740 Eva Road, NE

Cullman, AL 35055



Ms. Nesha Donaldson (2022)

Cullman Regional

PO Box 1108

Cullman, AL 35056-110



Mr. Jerry Wootten (2022)


2125 2nd Ave.

Cullman, AL  35055



Mr. Ben Harrison (2023)

Cullman Regional Airport

231 County Road 1360

Vinemont, AL 35179



Mr. Shane Quick (2023)

Rock The South

105 1st Ave. NE, Suite J

Cullman, AL 35055



Ms. Wendy Crider (2023)

Cullman Co. Industrial Development Authority

325 2nd St., SE, Cullman, AL 35055



Mr. Tim Compton*

Traditions Bank

109 2nd Ave., NW

Cullman, AL 35055



Mr. Dustin Beaty*

Lavish Boutique

105 1st Ave., NE, Suite B

Cullman, AL 35055



Mr. Josh Wiggins*

Johnny’s Bar-B-Q

1401 4th St., SW

Cullman, AL 35055


The four-digit number next to the person’s name signifies the year in which they will rotate off the Board of Directors.

(*)Denotes member serving one year


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