State Senate District 19
Political experience: Bessemer City Council, 1998-2010; Alabama House of Representatives, District 56, 2014-present.
Professional experience: U.S. Army, 1978-1988; U.S. Postal Service, 1989-1993; executive secretary, Law Center of Civil and Criminal Justice, 1995-1998; owner, Alexander Unity Flowers & Gift, 2002-present; former director, Lumzy Funeral Home, 1989-2009; director, Chambers Funeral Home, 1974-present and Westside Funeral Home, 2002-present.
Civic experience: Board member, Save the Youth Inc.; vice president, National Dunbar Abrams Foundation; member, Concerned Citizens of Bessemer; 2008 Alabama Delegation the Democratic National Convention.
Education: Associate degrees, business administration and computer science, Southern College (now Southern Adventist University), Collegedale, Tennessee.
Top contributors: Angus Capital Corporation, Birmingham, $10,000; WIN PAC, Tuscaloosa, $2,500; Alabama Development PAC, Birmingham, $2,500; Alabama Positive PAC, Montgomery, $2,000.