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BCA Issues Statement on Rebuild Alabama Act being Signed into law

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 12, 2019 Contact: Nancy Wall Hewston (334) 834-6000 MONTGOMER, Ala. – Business Council of Alabama President and CEO Katie Boyd Britt today released this statement following Governor Kay Ivey signing the Rebuild Alabama Act: “Today is a terrific day for the state of Alabama,” said BCA …

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Big 5 Chambers and CCAA Join The BCA in Support of The Rebuild Alabama Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 8, 2019 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The “Big 5 Chambers” of Alabama and the Chamber of Commerce Association of Alabama (CCAA) united with the Business Council of Alabama (BCA) today to urge their support for Governor Kay Ivey’s Rebuild Alabama bill.  The Birmingham Business Alliance (BBA), Chamber …

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David Cole and Molly Cagle join BCA Government Affairs Team

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 28, 2019 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Business Council of Alabama today announced David Cole has been named senior vice president of governmental affairs and Molly Cagle has been named vice president of governmental affairs. “David and Molly bring a wealth of experience and have proven track …

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BCA Commends Governor Ivey’s Rebuild Alabama Infrastructure Plan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 27, 2019 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Business Council of Alabama today praised Governor Kay Ivey’s Rebuild Alabama Infrastructure Plan. Her plan will provide much needed additional funding to enhance and improve Alabama’s transportation system at both the state and local levels. “The road to our future …

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Katie Boyd Britt Named President of Business Council of Alabama

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 7, 2018 Montgomery, Ala. — The Business Council of Alabama has selected Alabama native Katie Boyd Britt as the organization’s next president. Britt, who currently serves as Chief of Staff to United States Senator Richard C. Shelby, will start the job on January 2, 2019. “We are excited …

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Governor Kay Ivey Receives Chairman’s Award at BCA Event

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Oct. 31, 2018 BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Business Council of Alabama Chairman Perry Hand on Tuesday presented Alabama Governor Kay Ivey with the coveted BCA’s Chairman’s Award for her steadfast support of pro-business initiatives throughout her professional and political career. Hand, chairman of Volkert Inc. in Mobile, presented …

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Business Council of Alabama Votes to Create New Governance Structure; Departed Companies Return

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 15, 2018 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Business Council of Alabama has approved a plan that strengthens the organization’s governance structure to include a range of business leaders. The BCA board of directors approved the plan today and named a new executive committee to help lead the …

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BCA’s Canary Announces Departure, Accepts Position at U.S. Chamber

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: JULY 6, 2018 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Business Council of Alabama President and CEO William J. Canary announced today that he is leaving the BCA and has accepted a position as senior fellow at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. “I am announcing today that I am …

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BCA Plans for it’s Future

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: JUNE 25, 2018 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Business Council of Alabama Board of Directors met via conference call today to be apprised of the ongoing work of its Executive Committee the last several months to implement its plan for the transition and succession of executive leadership at …

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BCA Statement on the Death of J.B. Brand, Jr.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 29, 2018 Business Council of Alabama President and CEO William J. Canary issued a statement following the news of the death of J.B. Brand, Jr., a co-founder of the BCA: “We at the Business Council of Alabama are deeply saddened at the death of J.B. Brand, …

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