Our Leadership

PRESIDENT

James Childs
Shareholder & Chair / Maynard Venture Partners

VICE PRESIDENT

Joshua Jones
CEO / Alabama Capital Network

TREASURER

Larry Pirkle
Partner / Warren Averett

DIRECTORS

Scott Berte
Lead Market Partner / Dixon Hughes Goodman

Brian Cauble
Founder / Lake Homes Realty

Charles Goodrich
Venture Capital Manager / Timberline

David Gray
Founder & CEO / BISO Collective

Francis Hare
CEO & High Commander / Hare Communications

GT LaBorde
Chief Executive Officer / Illumicare

Molly LaBorde
COO / Innovation Depot

Jon Nugent
Vice President, Innovation and Technology / Birmingham Business Alliance

Kathy Nugent
Executive Director / UAB Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Tanveer Patel
CEO / Concert Care

Paul Pless
Principal / New Capital Partners

Mazi Rasulnia
President / Pack Health 

John Smola
Assistant To the Senior Vice President of Marketing and Business Development / Alabama Power Company

Britney Summerville
Vice President of Community Engagement / Shipt 

Zane Tarence
Partner & Managing Director / Founders Investment Banking

Michael Tomason
Partner / Bradley 

Callie Whatley
Partner / Burr & Forman