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Make me to know your ways, O Lord; teach me your paths. Lead me in your truth and teach me, for you are the God of my salvation; for you I wait all the day long.

                                                                                      ~ Psalm 25:4-5

Stan Davis, JD - President & Chairman of the Board

Stan is the former Director of Gift & Estate Planning at Samford University, where he served from 1995-2016.  Prior to his time at Samford, he was engaged in private law practice and personal financial planning. He is a current member of the Alabama State Bar and Christian Legal Society, former member of the Estate Planning Council of Birmingham, and past president of the Alabama Planned Giving Council.

Winston Greer, MS, MBA, JD - Secretary

Winston has been a member of executive management for a Birmingham medical device manufacturer since 1996, helping the company grow from its founding to now approximately 500 direct employees in seven countries.  As Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, Winston is responsible for global regulatory compliance for medical devices and biologics product registrations in more than sixty-five countries.  Winston has taught graduate and undergraduate courses in statistics and operations management at the University of Memphis and Troy University.  Winston is a Member of the Alabama State Bar.

Christson Adedoyin, PhD

Christson is an associate professor of Social Work in the School of Public Health at Samford University.  He is a graduate of the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, and holds a B.Sc. in Economics.  Christson earned his doctorate in Social Work at the University of Kentucky.  He is a prolific author and speaker with vast research experience on the integration of faith and learning.  Christson’s zeal for Christian discipleship is joyous.

Clif Eason

After 15 years in the banking and investments industries, Clif joined the faculty of Samford University’s Brock School of Business as an Assistant Professor, teaching Marketing and Sales courses.  His research covers the areas of branding, customer relationship management, and marketing strategy.  He is the former president of the American Marketing Association’s Birmingham Chapter.

Carol Farrell

Carol is a 1979 graduate of the University of Alabama with a degree in Commerce & Business Administration.  After beginning her career in public accounting with Coopers & Lybrand, Carol joined the Walter Energy Group, formerly Jim Walter Corporation, eventually becoming president of one of its subsidiaries until she retired in 2016.  Carol brings a wealth of experience in strategic planning, operations, finance and team development to our Board.

Beckie McRee

Beckie McRee recently retired and is a graduate of Auburn University with a B.S in Family and Child Development with a concentration in Administration. She has served the majority of her career in the church sector as a teacher, director, coach mentor, curriculum developer, consultant and as a speaker at the regional and national levels. 

Jim Godfrey

Jim Godfrey is the Executive Vice President of HIIG Energy, Houston International Insurance Group. He has been married for 46 years to his wife Nida with one son and one granddaughter.  Jim serves the University of Alabama on the business school’s Board of Visitors as well as the Board and Executive Committee of The Scott Dawson Evangelistic Association.  He serves Valleydale Church as an Elder as well as other Church and civic organizations.

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