Bentley announces transition team

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Alabama Governor-elect Robert Bentley has chosen a transition team to help with his move into office. The team comprises business and community leaders from across Alabama.

Bentley says,  "They will be working with me over the next two months to help identify strategies to accomplish the goals of our administration. They will also help me identify the most qualified people who are willing to join us to bring about the positive changes the voters called for in this election."

Additional team members may be added as the process moves forward.

For now, here are the members:

Charles McCrary, (Transition Team Chairman), President and CEO, Alabama Power Company

Lynn Beshear, Executive Director, Envision 2020, Montgomery

Dr. David Bronner, Chief Executive Officer, Retirement Systems of Alabama, Montgomery

Terry Bunn, S T Bunn Construction, Tuscaloosa

David Cooper, Sr. Vice Chairman, Cooper/T. Smith Corporation, Mobile

Brig. Gen. Ed Crowell (ret), Senior Vice President of Administration, V.T. Miltope, Pike Road

Dr. Marquita Davis, Commissioner, Department of Children's Affairs, Montgomery

Sam H. Givhan, Partner, Wilmer & Lee, Huntsville

Speaker Seth Hammett, Vice President of Business Development, PowerSouth Energy, Andalusia

John Johns, Chairman, President and CEO, Protective Life Corporation, Birmingham

John J. McMahon, Jr. Chairman, Ligon Industries, LLC, Birmingham

Dr. Cathy Randall, Director Emerita, UA Computer-Based Honors Program, Tuscaloosa

Steve Shaw, President, Couch USA, Dothan

Guice Slauson, Sr.  President, Southeast Wood Treating, Inc, Montgomery

Rep. Elwyn Thomas, Oneonta

Irma Tuder, Founder, Analytical Services, Inc. Huntsville

Marc Tyson, President, Ready Mix, USA, Birmingham

Edgar Welden, retired businessman, Birmingham

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