Sherry Wu Joins BCA for Summer 2019 Internship

The Business Council of Alabama is pleased to announce that Sherry Wu will be joining us for the Summer 2019 term. Sherry is a rising junior at Yale University double majoring in global affairs and economics, with a specific interest in education and healthcare equality. She serves as an undergraduate admissions …

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New Business Council of Alabama member Bell Helicopter In the Running to Build Navy’s Next Generation Aircraft

  Ozark, Alabama has a long history associated with the U.S. military and helicopters. Ozark is home to Fort Rucker, the U.S. Army’s helicopter training center, and is a hub for helicopter-related industries with suppliers providing everything from fleet support to flight simulation. New Business Council of Alabama member Bell …

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Business Council of Alabama Launches Initiative to “Keep Alabama Open”

MONTGOMERY, AL — The Business Council of Alabama today launched the grassroots movement to “Keep Alabama Open.” The new campaign comes in opposition to recent public calls for a nationwide mandatory shutdown, which would come from the federal government if instituted. BCA fully supports the State of Alabama’s ability and …

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Is the COVID Economy on the Mend? Webinar Replay

A discussion led by Jim Glassman, Head Economist of J.P. Morgan Commercial Bank providing an update on where the economy has been and what is in store as we approach the 2020 Presidential Election. Watch the replay below.   Click here to download additional resources from the webinar.

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Business Council of Alabama’s President and CEO Named to Stillman College Board of Trustees

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  October 9, 2020 Contact: Jean Elizabeth Miles | Phone: (334) 240-8729 MONTGOMERY, AL – Stillman College has named three new members to their Board of Trustees. Among those is Business Council of Alabama (BCA) President and CEO Katie Boyd Britt, who will serve a three-year term. Britt is …

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ProgressPAC Board of Directors Endorses Candidates in two Upcoming Special Elections

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  September 15, 2020 Contact: Jean Elizabeth Miles | Phone: (334) 240-8729 MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The board of directors for ProgressPAC, the Business Council of Alabama’s (BCA) political action committee, has endorsed two candidates vying for seats in the Alabama House of Representatives. ProgressPAC has endorsed Ben Robbins in the …

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BCA and Alabama Technology Network Announce 2020 Manufacturer of Year Award Winners

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  September 3, 2020 Contact: Jean Elizabeth Miles | Phone: (334) 240-8729 MONTGOMERY, Ala. — On Thursday, August 27, the Business Council of Alabama (BCA) announced the 2020 Manufacturer of the Year Award winners as part of its virtual businesssummit, Engage Alabama. In partnership with the Alabama Technology Network (ATN), …

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BCA Names Michelle Hopson as Director of Finance

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  July 16, 2020 Contact: Jean Elizabeth Miles | Phone: (334) 240-8729 MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The Business Council of Alabama (BCA) is thrilled to announce the addition of Michelle Hopson to the BCA team, where she will serve as the Director of Finance. In this role, Michelle will be …

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Business Council of Alabama Joins National Initiative to Address Inequality of Opportunity

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  June 26, 2020 Contact: Jean Elizabeth Miles | Phone: (334) 240-8729 Montgomery, AL — On Thursday, June 25, the Business Council of Alabama (BCA) announced it is partnering with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on a national initiative to address inequality of opportunity. BCA joined the U.S. Chamber’s …

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BCA Board of Directors Endorses Jerry Carl for U.S. House District 1

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, June 18, 2020 Contact: Jean Elizabeth Miles | Phone: (334) 240-8729 MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The board of directors for the Business Council of Alabama (BCA) has endorsed Mobile County Commissioner Jerry Carl in the race for Alabama’s District 1 congressional seat. “Jerry Carl is a job creator …

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2020 Session Recap

Governor Ivey Issues Proclamation Providing Covid-19 Liability Protections for Businesses On May 8, Governor Kay Ivey issued a supplemental state of emergency proclamation, referred to as the Safe Harbor Proclamation, providing certain liability protections to businesses, health care providers and other entities. Thanks to Governor Ivey’s leadership, Alabama is the …

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BCA Member Medical Place Donates $100K to UAB for COVID-19 Research

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  April 27, 2020 Contact: Jean Elizabeth Miles | Phone: (334) 240-8729 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Business Council of Alabama (BCA) today announced that Montgomery-based Medical Place, a BCA member, has donated $100,000 to the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), earmarked for COVID-19 related research. This came after Medical …

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