Jay Reed, President
Jay serves as president of ABC of Alabama and is a registered lobbyist for the association. He is publisher of Alabama Construction News, ABC of Alabama's publication. Jay is founder of Alabama Employers for Immigration Reform, served on Governor Riley’s Immigration Commission and presently sits on the Board of the Alabama Council of Association Executives and the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Board of Directors for Jefferson County. Jay is also ABC National’s Chapter President’s Council of his peers. Weekends find Jay at Smith Lake with his Boykin Spaniel. He enjoys leisure reading of James Patterson and is currently enrolled in an Academy for Excellence in Association Management, centered around The Race for Relevance. Reed recently began his 21st year with ABC of Alabama.
Jay's brand promise: "I enthusiastically and effectively lead the commercial construction industry to a better place every day!"
Todd Walker, Vice President/Workforce Development
A graduate of Auburn University, Todd is ABC of Alabama's Vice President and is responsible for the chapter's role in workforce development, marketing, communication and strategy, in regards to membership services. Todd is married and has two young boys. He loves his church and enjoys spending quality time with his family.
Jenny Wilson, Assistant to President/Accounting
Jenny joined ABC of Alabama in 1996. During her time at ABC, she has held numerous roles in the association. She is currently the assistant to the president and responsible for handling all his secretarial needs. Jenny is also responsible for the every day accounting needs of the association. She is married and has one son.
Charles Hall, Member Services/Safety
A native of Montgomery, Charles graduated from Faulkner University with a degree in Business Administration. He is the association's contact person for member service questions and requests, as well as meeting and event questions and registrations. Charles enjoys the outdoors and many weekends can be found camping or hiking in one of Birmingham’s surrounding parks.
Course Outline: The training of project leaders in construction is critical to getting jobs built on time and within budget while maintaining client relationships for the long term. This Project Leadership Development Program was developed to address the specific needs of project staff who have great impact on project success. The primary objective is to teach leadership, communication and project management skills in a way that will keep projects moving and build bridges with field staff. Through a combination of educatio n, hands on workshops and self analysis, this six module program will help your project leaders improve their effectiveness both by showing them how to run projects more effectively and by providing them with the tools they need to improve their abilities.