2017 Birmingham Mayor Elections

Chris Woods


Chris Woods

Name: Chris Woods

Age: 55

Residence:  Birmingham

Political experience: None

Professional experience: Owner, C.W. Woods Contracting Services Inc., 1989-present; owner, Magic City Construction, 1989-1997; wide receiver, Denver Broncos, 1989; wide receiver, Los Angeles Raiders, 1987-1988.

Civic experience: Member, Huffman Recreation Board.

Education: Auburn University, bachelor’s degree in industrial arts; A.H. Parker High School.

Top contributors: Self, loans, $140,138.25; Bulle, LLC, $12,518; Tiffany Meadow, $5,000; Free Enterprise PAC, $2,500; H. Corbin Day, $2,000; AL Serious PAC, $1,725

Main issues: According to Woods’ campaign website, if elected, he plans to focus on attracting large corporations to create jobs; ensuring appropriate funding for police and crime prevention efforts; developing a “world-class education program;” providing additional funding to nonprofit organizations that have proven effective; and creating a culture of transparency at City Hall.

Campaign: chriswoodsformayor.com


Chris Woods’ campaign did not respond to requests to fill out BirminghamWatch’s questionnaire.