Economic Development Partnership of Alabama adds 6 to board

EDPA has 30-year history of promoting economic development across the state.

EDPA headquarters in Birmingham.

Six state business leaders have been named to the board of the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama, one of the state’s premier organizations promoting business growth.

New to the board are:

  • Stephanie Bryan, CEO and chair of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians
  • Macke Mauldin, CEO and president of Bank Independent
  • John Mazyck, principal at The Frazer Lanier Co.
  • Ruffner Page, president of McWane Inc.
  • James Rane Jr., vice president of manufacturing of Great Southern Wood Preserving
  • Daryl Taylor, vice president and general manager of Airbus Americas

“We are encouraged by the incoming members to EDPA’s board,” says Economic Development Partnership of Alabama Board Chair Mark Crosswhite, who is chairman, president and CEO of Alabama Power Co. “As recognized leaders in their industries and communities, these new directors will help the board make more comprehensive and impactful decisions.”

EDPA President Greg Barker added, “The EDPA board of directors provides critical leadership and decision-making to economic development endeavors across the state. We are proud of the impact we’ve had over our 30-year history, and we know the addition of our six new members will add significant value to ensure a comprehensive representation of business leaders throughout our state.”

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