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 records of success in the governmental affairs arena,” said BCA President and CEO Katie Boyd Britt. “David and Molly are well-known at the State House, and their knowledge and relationships position them to advocate effectively for Alabama business owners, employees, and families.”
Cole joined the Alabama Farmers Federation in 2006 as area organization director, and in 2011, he accepted a position in Alfa’s Governmental Affairs sector where he recently was named director of state affairs for the Alabama Farmers Federation and the Alfa Companies. Prior to his work in government affairs, Cole was a small business owner and started his own landscape design and installation business following graduation from Auburn University.
“Having David in this leadership role means great things for Alabama’s businesses,” Britt said. “He has a stellar reputation, strong work ethic, and will be an immediate contributor to the BCA.”
Cagle began her political career working on campaigns. When Senator Del Marsh was elected Pro Tem of the Senate, she served as Senate liaison for nearly four years. Cagle joined Manufacture Alabama in 2014 and served most recently as vice president of external affairs, overseeing their lobbying and political efforts. She is a graduate of Troy University.
“Molly’s experience and immense knowledge of the legislative process position her to hit the ground running, and I have no doubt that she will prove invaluable to Alabama’s business community,” Britt said.
Cole and Cagle officially joined the BCA today and will be in place for the start of the 2019 legislative session.
The Business Council of Alabama is a non-partisan, statewide business association representing the interests and concerns of nearly 1 million working Alabamians through its member companies and its partnership with the Chamber of Commerce Association of Alabama.
Contact: Nancy Wall Hewston (334) 834-6000