Commission Members


Rosemary Elebash, Chair

NFIB Alabama

Rosemary Elebash is a native of Opp, Ala., and a graduate of Troy University. She was appointed as state director of NFIB/Alabama in January 2003 and represents NFIB’s Alabama members as the public policy advocate.


Edward Wayne Bassett

Beck’s Turf, Inc.

Wayne Bassett is a partner at Beck’s Turf, a turf grass producer and wildlife habitat nursery. Wayne enjoys working with the turf grass industry and wildlife groups in the southeastern United States.


Krista Conlin

KC Projects, LLC

Krista Conlin is the matriarch of KC Projects, LLC and an accomplished public relations professional and successful entrepreneur. In 2011, she founded KC Projects, quickly becoming highly recognized and respected as a top public relations firm that delivers positive editorial and branding results to her clients. Krista, an M.B.A. graduate of University of Miami and Finance degree from University of Alabama, is as passionate about public service as she is about public relations.

Jeannie Courington

Sebastian’s Restaurant

Jeannie Courington is the owner of Sebastian’s Restaurant in Albertville, Alabama. She also serves as the executive director at the Albertville-Boaz Recycling Center. As a resident of Albertville for over 40 years, Courington has served her community through civic, social and religious organizations, including Albertville Beautification Board, Albertville Chamber of Commerce, Boaz Rotary Club, Marshall County Economic Development Council, Marshall County Leadership Challenge and United Way of Marshall County.

Mickey Crew

Crew Distributing Company, Inc.

Mickey Crew is the president of Crew Distributing in Opp, Alabama. He received a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration and marketing from Troy University, and he has operated Crew Distributing for 38 years. Crew is married to Meg Crew. They have two children and two grandchildren.  

Richard S. Cybulsky, S.M.D.

Premier Women’s Care

Dr. Cybulsky practiced medicine for over 40 years before his recent retirement from private practice. Dr. Cybulsky worked at Premier Women’s Care in Birmingham, Alabama. He received his medical degree from the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Canada.

Ronald Stephen Donaldson

J&R Feed Service

Stephen Donaldson is a partner at J & R Feed Service in Cullman, Alabama and president of Donaldson and Hasenbein Inc. He received a BS in Animal Sciences from Auburn University and an MS in Animal Sciences from the University of Georgia.

Lynne G. Frakes

Cable Television of East Alabama

Lynne Frakes is the chief operating officer of Cable Television of East Alabama, and she also serves as president of RM Greene, Inc. in Phenix City.


Dwight Gamble

HNB First

Dwight Gamble is the president and CEO of HNB First in Headland.


Jheovanny Gomez

Jalapeno’s Mexican Grill

Jheovanny Gomez is the co-owner of Jalapeno’s Mexican Grill restaurants. Jheovanny Gomez was named the Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama’s Member of the Year Thursday night at the chamber’s 113th annual celebration.


Peter “Greg” Gregerson, Jr.

Gregerson’s Foods, Inc.

Greg Gregerson became the company president of Gregerson’s Foods in 1993. Today, the company owns two supermarkets—Gregerson’s Foods in Piedmont and the new Gregerson’s Cash Saver in Gadsden. And, keeping up the family tradition, three of Gregerson’s four daughters now work for the company. “I like to do business with people I know, and who are local,” he says.  

Lee R. Henderson

Which Wich Sandwich Franchises

Lee Henderson is the owner of the Tuscaloosa Which Wich franchises. He graduated from Samford University, and he serves a number of organizations including the Renasant Bank Tuscaloosa Advisory Board, the DCH Health Systems Foundation Board, Hospice of West Alabama Board of Directors, and the Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama Board of Directors.    

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Beau Holmes

Quantum Logistics, LLC

Beau Holmes is the president at Quantum Logistics. He is a graduate of Auburn University and the Jones School of Law.


Paul Hutcheson

Hutcheson Construction Company

Paul Hutcheson is the owner of Hutcheson Construction Company in Montgomery, Alabama. The company is a member of the Alabama Chapter is the Associated General Contractors of America. Paul is a graduate of Auburn University.

Keith Kelley

Harris McKay Realty, Century 21

Keith Kelley is the former president of the Alabama Association of Realtors. Keith is currently the president of Harris McKay Realty in Anniston, Alabama. Mr. Kelley has business interests in other companies in Alabama.

Donna Kerr

Robbie’s of Fayette

Donna Kerr graduated summa cum laude with a degree in marketing from the University of Alabama in 1978. Donna has dedicated her entire career to developing, marketing, and building customer loyalty for her family’s 57 year old business. She is a member of the Fayette Chamber of Commerce and Calvary Baptist Church. Donna also served on the Fayette Downtown Revitalization Committee.

Les Letlow

The Letlow Company, LLC

Les Letlow is the owner of the Letlow Company. He received a BS in Building Science from Auburn University. He is the State Director of the Lee County Homebuilders Association and current president of the Homebuilders Association of Alabama.


Jay Love

JK Love, LLC

Jay Love is co-owner of JK Love Llc in Montgomery Alabama. He served in the Alabama House for 10 years. Jay graduated from Auburn University at Montgomery with a degree in Business Administration.


Hunter McShan

McShan Lumber Company

Hunter McShan is the president of McShan Lumber Company in McShan, Alabama. McShan Lumber Company has been producing quality southern yellow pine lumber for our sustainable Alabama forests for more than 100 years.


John L. Mitchell, Jr.

Mitchell Nissan, Inc.

With over 45 years in the automobile business, John L. Mitchell, Sr., serves as President of Mitchell Automotive Group. His leadership style takes on a family feel, and as a result, employees exhibit loyalty and pride in their work.


Rep. Barry Moore



Joseph Ogelsby

Monroe Scrap Material, Inc.

Joseph Oglesby is the owner of Monroe Scrap Material. Joseph was born in Andalusia and grew up in Monroeville. He is a 2001 graduate of Monroe Academy. He graduated from Auburn University in 2005 with a BS in Business Administration (International Business). Joseph is married to Emilie Davis Oglesby. They are members of the First United Methodist Church of Monroeville. Joseph is a member of the Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, the Monroe Health Foundation, and the Kiwanis Club.

Lisa Patterson, CPA

Patterson, Prince, & Associates, PC

Lisa Patterson is a local Certified Public Accountant and a partner of Patterson, Prince and Associates, P.C. She holds a B.S. Degree in Accounting from UNA and a CPA certificate from Alabama and Mississippi. In 1993, UNA Alumni Association named her Alumna of the Year. In 1998, Shoals Chamber of Commerce named her Small Business Person of the Year and in 1999, The State of Alabama Small Business Administration named her Accountant Advocate of the Year.  

Curtis Richardson

C&J Electrical Services, LLC

Curtis Richardson is the founder and president of C&J Electrical Services. He is a State Licensed Master Electrician operating in the State of Alabama, been in the industry for 20 plus years, majoring in electrical engineering at Lawson State Community College, and also lead the company on several prominent projects through out the metro areas. Just to name a few: BJCC UPTOWN Entertainment District, Bill Harris Center, Birmingham Park and Recreation Walking Trail Packages.

Stacia Robinson

Benechoice Companies

Stacia Robinson is the agency principal of the BeneChoice Companies. She serves on Leadership Council of NFIB and is a speaker on business, networks, employee benefits, and entrepreneurship. Stacia is also a contributing author of Masters of Networking, and she serves on the Board of Directors for Leadership AL and Leadership Montgomery.
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Sen. Paul Sanford

Stanford Restaurant Group, Inc.

Senator Sanford was elected to the Senate in 2009. He is the owner of Little Paul’s Barbeque in Huntsville. Senator Sanford was educated at the Culinary Institute of America. He is a Christian and enjoys hunting, fishing and cooking.


Lance Self

Zero RPM

Lance Self is the president and CEO of ZeroRPM, Inc. in Cullman, Alabama. He has a BS in Management Technology from Athens University. He has over fifteen years experience as a product engineer and automotive manufacturing executive and consultant.


Jason Wisener

Pro-Fab Machine of Hartselle, Inc.

Jason Wisener is the owner and president of Pro-Fab Machine, located in Hartselle, Alabama.  

William T. Youngblood

Youngblood Real Estate

Bill Youngblood is the owner of Youngblood Real Estate in Mobile.    

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