Jefferson County Deputy Treasurer
Tapeka Brown Fennell
Date of birth: January 1978, 38
Political Experience: None
Professional Experience: Treasurer, Alabama S.T.E.M. Education, 2016; ECA Accountancy, 2014-2016; analyst for Sirote & Permutt Mortgage Banking, 2007-2011; member of the National Association of Black Accountants, Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants, and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants; Internal Revenue Service certified income tax preparer; United Way certified volunteer tax counselor for the elderly.
Civic Experience: member, Faith Chapel Christian Center; member, The Junior League of Birmingham; volunteer, Junior Achievement of Birmingham; Wenonah High School Dragons civic honoree; parent auxiliary for the Hueytown Jaguars Community Football League; parent auxiliary for Highlands Day School; Miles College Student Assessment Roundtable Committee; representative, Miles College National Association of Black Accountants.
Education: Attending Columbia Southern University master’s in business program; Miles College, bachelor’s of accounting magna cum laude, 2015; graduate, Houston County Science & Technology Vocational Center, 1996.
Main Issues: If elected, Fennell wants to address financial transparency, accountability and stability, as well as, communicate with residents why certain decisions are being made.