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March 19, 2020–Andy Newton / President – Uniti Fiber

Andy Newton is President of Uniti Fiber where he stewards Uniti’s efforts to design, build and operate its fiber network infrastructure. Newton was the co-founder of Southern Light, and for the previous 19 years served as its President and CEO where he led the overall operations, strategic guidance and culture of the company. Under his direction, Southern Light grew to

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March 12, 2020–Judge Edmond Naman / NEST

EDUCATION: Graduate of UMS Preparatory School; graduate of University of South Alabama BA: English, Biology, BA: Philosophy, and graduate of Jones School of Law. PRACTICE OF LAW: Admitted to practice law before all trial and appellate courts in the State of Alabama. Served as Assistant District Attorney for Mobile County from 1995-2007. Professional positions include: Special Prosecutor in charge of

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Mar. 5, 2020–Daniel Nance / Operator, Chick-fil-A “Value = What You Get / What You Pay”

Collegiate Golfer at Darton Community College (prior to transferring to UGA) AB in Economics from University of Georgia MBA from Mercer University with a concentration in Project Management I worked big box retail out of college with K-Mart. I held several positions from Store Management moving to Project Manager rolling out Martha Stewart and Big K-Mart store conversions and renovations.

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Feb. 6, 2020–Judge Don Davis / Probate Judge & Chief Election Officer, Mobile Co. Alabama “2020 Elections In Mobile County”

Don Davis, Judge of Probate and Chief Election Officer, Mobile County, Alabama Elected in 11/2000 – took office in 1/2001. In 19th year of service. Elected in 2006, 2012 and 2018 without opposition. Graduated from University of South Alabama (1978) and Cumberland School of Law of Samford University (1981) Practiced law in Mobile community for 20 years prior to election

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Jan. 30, 2020–Tom McGehee / Director, Bellingrath Museum “Magnolia Cemetery”

Tom McGehee, Museum Director, Bellingrath Gardens and Home, “Magnolia Cemetery: Mobile’s City of the Dead” Tom McGehee has served as Museum Director for Bellingrath Gardens and Home for 26 years, overseeing the Bellingrath Home and its collections and archives. For more than 15 years he has been a regular contributor to Mobile Bay Magazine with his column “Ask McGehee.” He

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Jan. 16, 2020–Jim Nagy / Executive Director, Reese’s Senior Bowl

2020 Reese’s Senior Bowl Jim Nagy, Executive Director Reese’s Senior Bowl Jim Nagy took over as executive director of the Senior Bowl in June 2018 after spending 18 years in the National Football League. In his time in the NFL, Nagy worked as an area scout in the West, Midwest, and Southeast regions, as well as in a national scouting