Advisory Boards

Anniston Advisory Board:

  • Jimmy D. Miller, Owner, Miller Construction
  • Robert “Smokey” Patrick, Retired
  • Terry M. Phillis, M.D.
  • Tracy H. Rice, President and CEO, Rice Pest Control Company, Inc.


Birmingham Advisory Board:

  • Mary Cummings, Financial Director, First Baptist Church of Trussville
  • Sam Hamner, President, Sunbelt Turf Farm
  • Brent Hitson, Partner, Burr & Forman LLC
  • Tad Lidikay, Owner, Sherrill Paint & Body Company
  • Dean Nix, Senior Vice President, Harbert Realty Services
  • Henry Turner, Executive Director, Alabama Minority Business Opportunity Center
  • Joshua Watkins, Attorney, Feld Hyde Wertheimer Bryant & Stone, P.C.
  • Billy Wood, President, Capital Strategies Partners


Opelika Advisory Board:

  • Lucinda Samford Cannon, Real Estate Developer, Cannon Ventures, LLC
  • Gary Fuller, Mayor of Opelika
  • Jerry Ray, Owner, Southern Insurance
  • James Whatley, M.D., The Orthopedic Clinic