I was born and raised in Jackson County. My wife of 44 years, Pamela, and I raised our kids here and are now watching our grandchildren grow up here. For 40 years, I have been active in civics and community: Northeast Alabama Community College Fdn., Top of Alabama Regional Council of Govs.; Mountain Lakes COC; Scottsboro Rotary Club; Jackson County ARC; United Givers Fund, Board of Directors – Alabama Concrete Industries Assoc.; Assoc. for Retarded Citizens; Assocd. General Contractors, N. Alabama Chapt. I am active with Alabama Road Builders, the Assoc. of Building Contractors, Asphalt Pavement Assoc., Leadership Alabama, Leadership Jackson County. I’ve worked for Vulcan Materials over 35 years as Plant Mgr., District Mgr. and Area Mgr. I will work with state and local leaders so law enforcement and first responders have equipment to do their job. I will work to improve roads, water and broadband access. I will recruit new industries to Jackson County while growing existing industries and agribusiness. I ask for your support in the May primary.