Public Service Commission President
Date of birth: July 3, 1959; age 56
Political experience: Public Service Commission, 2010-2014; executive member, state Republican Party, 2004-present; presidential delegate, Republican Party, 2004, 2008 and 2012; co-chairman, Etowah County Building Authority, 1992-1994.
Professional experience: General contractor, 1991-present.
Civic experience: Board co-chairman, Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind board of trustees, 2008-present; member, Southside Kiwanis Club, 1994-1997; award winner, League of Women Voters Transparency in Government Award, 2014.
Education: Attended Gadsden State Community College, 1977-1978; graduate, Southside High School, 1977.
Top contributors: Self, loans, $56,453.80; Williams S. Daughtery, $200.
Main issues: If elected, the candidate wants to create a special rate plan based on usage to ensure household and small business utility rates are more affordable.