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Mark Colson

Senior Vice President for Governmental Affairs and Chief of Staff

Mark Colson, Senior Vice President for Governmental Affairs and Chief of Staff for the Business Council of Alabama, is responsible for leading the Business Council of Alabama’s Advocacy Team and advancing the BCA’s Legislative Agenda in the Alabama Legislature and at all levels of state government. He is actively involved in BCA’s day-to-day operations which includes furthering BCA’s strategic partnerships with the Chamber of Commerce Association, Business Education Alliance of Alabama, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and National Association of Manufacturers.

Colson formerly served as executive director of ProgressPAC, BCA’s political action committee, during the 2010, 2012, and 2014 election cycles. During this time, ProgressPAC experienced some its greatest success supporting pro-business candidates for the Alabama Legislature and other offices, winning more than 95 percent of the contests in which it was engaged. In each of these years, ProgressPAC set new fundraising records that enabled the BCA to actively support pro-business candidates in competitive races.

Mark holds a Masters in Business Administration from Troy University and earned a B.S. degree from Huntingdon College where he was a captain and letterman on Huntingdon¹s inaugural football team and where he was recently inducted into the Huntingdon Athletics Hall of Fame. He currently serves as vice president of Huntingdon’s National Alumni Board. He also serves on the board of the United Methodist Children Home and the administrative board at Montgomery First United Methodist Church.

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