Residence: Muscle Shoals
Political experience: Colbert County Commission, 2012-present.
Professional experience: Instructor of economics, University of North Alabama; director of the Small Business Development Center at UNA.
Civic experience: President of the Shoals Symphony; chairman of the Colbert County Tourism Board; member of the Tennessee Valley Youth Services Commission; member of the Boy Scouts of America Westmoreland District Council; faculty advisor to Sigma Chi fraternity; faculty advisor to the University of North Alabama College Republicans.
Education: University of North Alabama.
Main issues: Black said in a statement that his plans for office include growing the College Counts 529 Fund, encouraging the use of the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) savings plan, and promoting sound fiscal policy for Alabama.
Top contributors: Robert Tiffin, Red Bay, $2,500; Deborah Black, Muscle Shoals, $700.