Contact: Miriam Fry
January 20, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Alabama Business Leaders Praise Poarch Creek CEO Appointment to BCA Board
Atmore, AL – Today, the Poarch Band of Creek Indians Chairwoman & CEO, Stephanie A. Bryan, announced she has been selected to serve on the Board of Directors for the Business Council of Alabama (BCA). The Tribe owns and operates over 30 businesses worldwide.
Upon the nomination, Bryan stated:
“I am honored to serve on BCA’s Board. The Tribe shares BCA’s priority of creating jobs for hardworking Alabamians, and I’m excited for this opportunity. I want to thank Katie Boyd Britt, Gary Smith, and all who were involved in this decision.”
BCA’s President and CEO, Katie Boyd Britt, released the following statement:
“We again have gathered an incredible group of professionals to serve as our 2021 board of directors. Every member serves an important role and brings together diverse professional experience on issues important to Alabama business. The board plays an instrumental part in BCA’s ability to achieve the goals of growing the state’s economy, creating jobs, and encouraging investment in Alabama. I am excited to work with Stephanie and learn from her as we navigate through the New Year.”
Gary Smith, Chairman of the BCA Board and President and CEO of PowerSouth Energy Cooperative praised Bryan:
“We are deeply appreciative of Stephanie’s leadership and willingness to serve in this important role. The Poarch Band of Creek Indians have a great track record of creating jobs and giving back to communities across our state, and BCA looks forward to having Stephanie’s valuable voice at the table.”
You can view the full list of Board Members at: https://www.bcatoday.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/2021-Board-Slate-for-Website.pdf.
The Poarch Band of Creek Indians is the only federally recognized tribe in Alabama. From hospitality to aerospace, we continue to operate in a variety of industries across the World. Read more about our Tribe here.