About Us

Our Staff

Elizabeth Stevens
Elizabeth Stevens
President & Chief Executive Officer

Carol Hunter
Carol Hunter
Director of Communications

Clayton Ratledge
Clayton Ratledge
BID Operations Manager

Fred Rendfrey
Fred Rendfrey
Director of Downtown Economic Development

Denise Browning
Denise Browning
Incentives and Business Assistance

Tracie Strickland
Tracie Strickland
Program Coordinator

 

Karrie Maurin
Karrie Maurin
Director of Design

 

Amanda Jones
Amanda Jones
Finance Director


Board of Directors 2017-2018


Chairman of the Board

Margo Gilbert, The Battle House Hotel*

Vice Chairman for Economic Development

Jeremy Milling, Milling Commercial Realty*

Vice Chairman for Public Realm

Mary Anne Ball, C Coast Management*

Vice Chairman for Strategic Initiatives

John Peebles, NAI-Mobile*

Vice Chairman for Membership & Marketing

Matthew LeMond, O'Daly's Irish Pub

Secretary

Rebecca Byrne, Community Foundation of South Alabama*

Treasurer

Robert Hope, USA Foundation*

Immediate Past Chairman

John Arendall, Regions Bank*


Directors

John Browning, Burr & Forman LLP

Pete Burns, Burns Cunningham & Mackey, P.C.*

Bob Chappelle, S & Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce*

Mike Cowart, Cowart Hospitality Services, LLC

Daniel Dennis, Roberts Brothers

John Dukes, Helmsing Leach Herlong Newman & Rouse, PC

Monica Garsed, Mobile Gas

The Very Reverend Beverly Findley Gibson, Christ Church Cathedral*

Allen E. “Teeto” Graham, Phelps Dunbar LLP*

Ginna Inge, The Steeple on St. Francis*

Richard Inge, Inge and Associates*

The Honorable Merceria Ludgood, Mobile County Commission-President*

Arthur J Madden, Madden and Soto*

Bruce McGowin, Hand Arendall

Lee Mitchell, Trustmark Bank

Jay Olensky, Olensky Office Supplies*

Jacquitta Powell-Green, Commonwealth National Bank*

Self Radcliff, The Radcliff-Schatzman Group

April Smith, Adams and Reese

Heath Stephens, Hargrove Controls + Automation*

Richard Stimpson, Leavell-Investment Management*

Jill Stork, Alabama Power Company

Joseph P. Toole, The Retirement Systems of Alabama*

Sam Winter, Sam Winter & Co.*

Sam Covert, (Honorary Director)

Cooper Thurber, Phelps Dunbar LLP, (Honorary Director)

Shayla Baeco, City of Mobile, (Mayor Designee)