Senate Majority Leader Clay Scofield, R-Guntersville, in the Alabama Senate chamber on Tuesday, June 6, 2023. (Stew Milne/Alabama Reflector)
Former state Sen. Majority Leader Clay Scofield, R-Arab, has been named an executive vice president with the Business Council of Alabama, according to a Friday news release.
The release said he will work with ProgressPAC, BCA’s political affiliate, “to help elect pro-business candidates with pro-job agendas.”
The BCA cited Scofield’s business experiences as a poultry farmer, former owner of Clay Scofield Farms and a background in construction and development.
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“Clay Scofield holds experience and expertise that is unparalleled in the state of Alabama. He has a talent for strategic thinking and a proven track record of developing innovative solutions to confront complex challenges facing Alabama’s business community,” said BCA President and CEO Helena Duncan in a statement.
Scofield was in the Legislature from 2010 until earlier this week, representing Senate District 9.
“I am grateful for the opportunity to have been a voice for my community in Montgomery and eager to contribute my experience and expertise toward advancing BCA’s mission,” said Scofield in the statement.
Reps. Brock Colvin, R-Albertville and Wes Kitchens, R-Arab, announced campaigns for District 9 this week. The district includes Blount, Madison and Marshall counties.
Primary elections for the seat will take place on Jan. 9, 2024. A primary runoff, if necessary, will be Feb. 6. The general election will be Apr. 23.
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