Huntsville Committee of 100 History

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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.
  • Attact 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, Chairman, Enfinger Steele Development Inc.
  • David Johnston, V.P., G. W. Jones & Sons
  • 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


Get ready to ROCK THE VOTE with us on Tuesday, April 22 from 5-8 p.m. at the Huntsville Roundhouse Depot! This FREE event includes live music by Brad & Clint, food, drinks, and - best of all - opportunities to meet candidates for local offices, register to vote, and learn about your voting districts. Hosted by Committee of 100 YP and presented by Curse, we'll have amazing door prizes, including a $500 voucher from Huntsville International Airport. More information here:

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

Danielle Moran, PR and Special Projects
(256) 227-0423

Sarah Oglesby, Finance and Membership
(256) 665-5704

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