Board of Directors and Advisors

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Board of Directors

The current Board is comprised of successful business people in law, accounting, engineering, banking, nonprofits, retail and new business entrepreneurs who believe that the E-Center will show success and be a considerable benefit to our community in 3-5 years.



Skip Thompson

President Corporate Billing, LLC
PO Box 1726 Decatur, Alabama 35603
256-584-3600 X3610 (w)



Jeremiah Prevatt

CEO Relevant Social Marketing
1629 Fourth Avenue SE, Suite 134 Decatur, Alabama 35601
256-345-4325 (c)



John Joseph IV

Director, Decatur Corridor Development, Inc.
256-822-8396 (w)




Lynn Reeves

CPA / Partner, Wear Howell Strickland Quinn & Law, LLC
1323 Stratford Road SE Decatur, Alabama 35601
256-353-8902 (w)


Darlene Hill

Branch Manager Southpoint Bank
1314 6th Avenue SE Decatur, Alabama 35601
256-308-9722 (w)



 Kaye Meeks Cole

Owner, Great Southern Engineering, Inc
3795 Gordon Terry Parkway Trinity, Alabama 35673
256-350-9754 (w)



 Steven Sasser

Attorney at Law
Blackburn, Maloney & Schuppert, LLC
PO Box 1469 Decatur, Alabama 35602
256-353-7826 (w)



 Bryan Moore

JT/VP Operations, AlphaPet Inc
256-308-1180 (w)




Michele Terry

Indorama Ventures Xylenes & PTA, LLC
256-340-5309 (w)




Past President

Tom Counts

President/Owner, 3-GIS
350 Market Street NE, Suite C Decatur, Alabama 35601
256-560-0744 X230 (w)  or 256-679-1998 (c)




Jeff Johnson, M.B.A.

Assistant Professor of Management
Athens State University
300 North Beaty Athen, AL 35611
256-216-5368 (w)

James M. Payne, Ph.D.

Acting Dean, Business & CIS Division Chairman
Business Administration Department
Calhoun Community College
256-306-2684 (w)

Ray Long

Chairman Decatur County Commissioner
PO Box 668 Decatur, AL 35602
256-351-4730 (w)

Crystal Brown

Director of Business Development
Decatur-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce
515 6th Avenue NE Decatur, AL 35601
256-353-5312 (w)

Ellen Didier

President / CEO
Red Sage Communications Inc.
1401 7th Ave SE Decatur, AL 35603
256-560-0098 (w)