Huntsville Committee of 100 History

 

The Huntsville Committee of 100 was formed in 1995 by a small group of small business leaders with a sincere interest in the progress of Huntsville. They wanted to form a business organization that was active in local political issues, primarily:

  • Develop long-term strategies that impact economic development and improve public education.
  • Attract and support visionary, business-oriented candidates to run for local elected office.
  • Communicate with local elected leaders on business issues.

Founding Members:

  • Hall Bryant, Owner, H.C. Blake Co.
  • David Byers, former Owner, Byers Nursery
  • Jeff Enfinger, President, JWE Properties
  • David Johnston, MCM Financial
  • Dr. Oscar Maxwell, Physician
  • Gene Monroe, former Owner, Monroe Business Equipment
  • John Riche (deceased), former President, A. C. Inc.
  • Joe Ritch, Attorney, Sirote & Permutt

Past Chairs:

  • Dr. Oscar Maxwell, Physician – Chairman 1995-1996
  • David Johnston, V.P., G. W. Jones & Sons – Chairman 1997-1998
  • John Riche (deceased), President, A.C. Inc. – Chairman 1999-2000
  • Scott McLain, President, Coldwell Banker McLain Real Estate – Chairman 2001-2003
  • Dick Reeves, CEO, Angel Investor Management Group – Chairman 2004-2005
  • Evans Quinlivan, President, National Bank of Commerce — Chairman 2006-2007
  • Dr. Bill Sullins, Optometrist – Chairman 2008-2009
  • Donna Lamb, Lamb Commercial Real Estate – Chairman 2010-2011
  • Dave Hargrove, Regional Manager, AT&T – Chairman 2012-2013
  • Ron Klein, Headmaster, Westminster Christian Academy – Chairman 2014-2016



Notes:

City of Huntsville and Madison elections are Tuesday, August 23rd. The runoff election will be October 4.


Contact Details

228 Holmes Avenue NE, Suite 207
Huntsville, AL 35801

P.O. Box 18864
Huntsville, AL 35804

Carol Madry Bell, Executive Director
(256) 651-8712
carolmadrybell@hsvc100.org

Leah Hess, Manager, PR & YP Programs
(256) 203-3987
leah.hess@hsvc100.org

Sarah Oglesby, Manager, Finance and Membership
(256) 665-5704
sarahoglesby@hsvc100.org


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