This week’s Druid City Living Business Spotlight is on Raymond James Financial Advisor, Michael Ford. Thanks, Michael, for taking the time to answer all of our questions so thoughtfully.
This week’s Druid City Living Business Spotlight is on Youth for Christ Executive Director Mike Green. Mike is also a columnist for DCL, so we thought it especially prudent to find out all we could about him! Thanks, Mike, for taking the time to answer all of our questions so thoughtfully.
Druid City Living recently talked with Becky Booker, the PR and marketing manager for the Tuscaloosa County Park & Recreation Authority. Booker is in this week’s DCL Business Spotlight. Thanks, Becky, for taking the time to share your experiences with us!
Babs Hart has spent decades in Tuscaloosa’s business spotlight as a true leader in the community. She is a second-generation insurance professional, having followed in her own father’s footsteps as president of the Hart Insurance Group, Inc. She oversees a team of professionals as well, working hard to maintain relationships with, and meet the needs of, their clients. She specializes in Life and Long Term Health Care and Disability Insurance, providing essential information for evaluating the need for long term health care protection.
Jason Walker, Engineer
Walker Associates, Inc. is a Civil Engineering, Surveying, Planning, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) consulting firm located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama founded by Principals Jason C. Walker, President, and Franklin (Frank) E. Summers III, Vice President. Steven (Steve) G. Faulkner later joined the firm as a Principal and Vice President responsible for the survey practice of the firm. Bradley Porter and Andy McCartney serve as Associates in the firm.
LeGrand Hutchison - Managing Director, Investments at Warrior Investment Group of Raymond James
In 1962, Bob James set out to build a different kind of financial services firm – one that put people, planning and principles first. And now, more than 50 years later, Bob's different kind of firm is one of the leading independent financial services companies in the United States.
John Jessup, Owner of Beacon Cleaning Service
Established in 1960 as TJS Building Services, we have been serving Tuscaloosa and West Central Alabama for over 50 years. John W. Jessup purchased the business in 2001, keeping it in it’s former location south of town until 2005. At that time we moved to our present location on Watermelon Road and changed the name to Beacon Cleaning Services.
Josh Watkins, Attorney
Watkins Law Firm LLC brings real world experience to the table for their diverse clientele. With offices in Birmingham and Tuscaloosa, Alabama, they have the capability to handle cases in a variety of practice areas, including the following:
Jim Page, President and Chief Executive Officer
Jim became President and Chief Executive Officer of the Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama on January 1, 2012. He is responsible for management of the professional staff and has oversight of all Chamber programs. Jim serves as lead spokesman for the Chamber on all public policy issues, economic development projects and strategic community initiatives. He represents the Chamber’s interests to the media, community leaders and elected officials as well as through active involvement in local, state and national organizations. Jim works directly with the Chamber’s Board of Directors, Executive Committee, foundation and political action committee.
Ken Gaddy, Director of the Paul W. Bryant Museum
Ken handle the direct operations of the museum and is dedicated to the collecting, display and research of the history of University of Alabama sports.
The Paul W. Bryant Museum opened its doors to the public October 8, 1988. The museum exhibits artifacts and memorabilia that trace the long history of University of Alabama football. State-of-the-art displays enhanced by videos highlighting great players, plays and games are produced from the museum's archives.