Category Our Board

September 10, 2019

Darryl Washington

Darryl is Director of Programs & Operations for Urban Impact, Inc. the community economic development agency leading revitalization of Birmingham’s Historic 4th Avenue Business District and the newly minted Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument District. Darryl has over 20 years of leadership experience in economic development. He previously held the position of Economic Development Director

February 26, 2019

Ann Trondson

Ann is the Founder and CEO of High Touch Consulting (established 2019), specializing in leadership training, creating benchmarks for profitability and engagement, and connecting businesses’ missions to their day to day operations for employee and customer satisfaction. She is also an artist and Co-Director of Vinegar (established 2018), a women-led non-profit contemporary art organization that

March 30, 2018

Stuart Roberts

Stuart is a community volunteer. He works as a financial advisor and has provided advice to a diversified client base in Birmingham over the past 22 years.  Stuart began his interest in the Cahaba River playing in the river with his children looking for anything of interest. He has progressed to a love of western

March 30, 2018

Carolyn Sloss Ratliff

Health, fitness and wellness have always been center in Carolyn’s life. She found like minded people at the University of Colorado where she went to college and later did her Pilates training at the Pilates Center in Boulder, Colorado. She opened the first Pilates studio in Birmingham in 2001 and currently has a studio at

March 30, 2018

Jeet Radia

Jeet Radia, PE, CIH, is Senior Vice President of Environment, Safety and Human Resources, McWane, Inc. Jeet Radia has been with McWane, Inc. since 2003.  He has more than 30 years of technical and management experience in assisting industrial manufacturing firms with a wide range of environmental, health and safety and sustainability issues. He brings

March 30, 2018

Courtney Pittman

Courtney Pittman is the Vice President, Director of Architecture at Davis Architects in Birmingham.  Davis is the oldest practicing architectural firm in the state of Alabama and in 2008 was awarded The Cahaba River Society’s Blue-Green Design Award for the new Hewitt-Trussville High School, for which Courtney was the project manager.  This project was her

March 29, 2018

Bryance Metheny

Bryance is partner and chair of Burr & Forman’s Labor and Employment practice group and serves on Burr & Forman’s Executive Committee. He focuses his practice on representing employers and management in all aspects of Labor & Employment law. Bryance also advises and assists employers in developing employment policies and procedures to govern the workplace. He

March 29, 2018

Jim McClintock, PhD

Jim is the Endowed University Professor of Polar and Marine Biology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He has published 276 peer-reviewed scientific publications, edited and written books, been invited to make numerous scientific and popular science presentations, and his research has been featured in a variety of public media outlets including NPR, National

March 29, 2018

Bolaji Kukoyi, PE

Bolaji is the President of Dynamic Civil Solutions, a civil and transportation engineering firm headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama. Bolaji received multiple degrees from the University of Alabama at Birmingham: a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and a Master of Science in Mathematics. As a licensed professional in multiple

March 29, 2018

Henry Hughes

Henry is recently retired as Vice President of Education at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens, ending his tenth year in 2018. He is a founding member (1998) of Friends of Shades Creek, for which he currently volunteers as executive director; a board member (beginning 2001 and president of the board, 2013-15) of the Alabama Rivers Alliance;