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Liz Pharo: Pioneering modern divorce through tech – 2024 Woman of Impact

Three years ago, Elizabeth “Liz” Pharo acquired the largest processor of uncontested divorces. After processing over 1 million divorces on the previous platform, the...

Janice Pride: Passionate about people, positive results – 2024 Women of Impact

Growing up the youngest of nine children in Florence, Janice Pride learned early on the value of working with others.   “When you’re in a large...

Enduring Shield: Made in Alabama, a new era in missile defense

At a Leidos facility in Huntsville, the next chapter of the U.S. Army’s warfighting capability is being written.  The company announced its Enduring Shield rocket...

Lora McClendon: Generating a positive impact for Alabama – 2024 Women of Impact

Lora McClendon and her career are a testament to the power of vision, hard work, and dedication.  McClendon had an interest in governmental affairs from...

Alabama’s labor force participation, weekly wages show increase

The Alabama Department of Labor has reported that the state's labor force participation rate in December reached a record high of 57.2% and wages...

Linda Maynor: Permanent Alabama changemaker who owns ‘tough’ as a virtue – 2024 Women of Impact

Linda Maynor did not plan on being where she is today. “I really wanted to be a psychologist,” she said. “That was always my dream...

Lisa DeVine: Making a difference in defense with fearless leadership – 2024 Women of Impact

“There is a seat at the table for you.”  That’s what Lisa DeVine wants all young women coming up to know.   With a 20-year career as...

Cynthia Crutchfield: Growing roots in Alabama through innovation – 2024 Women of Impact

Cynthia Crutchfield leads Alabama’s first statewide public-private partnership focused on entrepreneurship, technology, and innovation with a mission to help innovators grow roots. The Montgomery...

Ashley Robinett: Collaboration at the heart of energizing Alabama’s future – 2024 Women of Impact

Ashley Robinett’s appreciation of community and collaboration has led to a career of tangible impact.  When looking to the early moments that shaped her interest...

Belong in Baldwin: New campaign offers gold standard in economic development

Baldwin County, Alabama has a lot to show off these days. Thanks to a new groundbreaking talent campaign by the Baldwin County Economic Development...

Innovate Alabama accepting applications for supplemental grant program

Innovate Alabama has opened its fourth round of applications for its supplemental grants program. The program awards funds to Alabama companies that have been granted...

Tara Plimpton: A top legal mind at Regions, focused on lifting others up across the industry – 2024 Women of Impact

As Regions Bank Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, and Corporate Secretary, Tara Plimpton serves as one of 10 direct reports to the...

Sandy Hollinger: A story of dedication and unity in the Poarch Creek community – 2024 Women of Impact

The Poarch Band of Creek Indians, like many other Native American Tribes, have fought hard to preserve their heritage and traditions. They have lived...

Tuberville: ‘The United States needs more nuclear energy’

U.S. Senator Tommy Tuberville has continually said President Biden's overregulation of American energy is driving up prices and killing jobs. In a speech from the...

UAB, Huntsville companies selected for space station contract

NASA selected three Huntsville companies and the University of Alabama in Birmingham as part of a nearly $500 million contract to provide research, engineering,...

Caroline Aderholt: Pioneering a legacy of service as Auburn Trustee with nationwide influence – 2024 Women of Impact

Caroline Aderholt is a shining example of the incredible impact that can be created from a lifelong dedication to an industry.  From a young age,...

Rosilyn Houston: Leading the way in Alabama banking, guided by relationships and faith – 2024 Women of Impact

In her more than 30 years in the banking industry, Rosilyn Houston has never been afraid to be “the first.” Houston has served in various...

Liz Read: Solo female founder building tech in Alabama – 2024 Women of Impact

The idea for dignified drug testing started with a personal experience from Liz Read, a 2024 Woman of Impact. As she observed her own...

Maeci Walker: Delivering win-win solutions for clients to better Alabama’s future – 2024 Women of Impact

Maeci Walker combines strategy with a strong will to create a meaningful difference in her field.  After she completed grad school, Walker found herself as...

Auburn awarded $50 million grant from U.S. Army – largest research contract in university history

How much is Auburn University's advanced manufacturing expertise worth to the U.S. Army? Up to $50 million. That's the total of a new three-year project...

Sen. Greg Reed celebrates success of Innovate Alabama

Innovate Alabama, a landmark economic development program, was celebrated by Gov. Kay Ivey, former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, and State Senate President Pro...

Legendary Alabama brand Wickles Pickles acquired by Fenwick Food Group

Alabama's favorite pickle company has been acquired by one of the South's leading consumer packaged goods investment firms. Fenwick Food Group, a division of Fenwick...

Brasfield & Gorrie investing $18.9 million in Birmingham HQ expansion

Brasfield & Gorrie, one of the country's largest privately-held construction firms, has announced that it is planning to invest $18.9 million in a project...

Forbes: Alabama’s Port of Mobile is second fastest-growing in U.S.

Forbes analyzed two decades of U.S. trade data and stacked up the fastest-growing points of entry to the country -- including international airports, borders and...