Alford & Associates, LLC was founded in 2005 by George F. Alford, Jr., and
Brenda Tuck. With almost five decades of economic and community development experience, Alford & Associates can truly provide innovative solutions to rural economic and community development issues and projects.

Principle offices are located at 4344 Highway 41 South, Selma, AL 36701.

George F. Alford, Jr.

George is currently the President of Alford & Associates, LLC. He is a member of the Camden United Methodist Church, Chairman of the Board at J. Paul Jones Hospital in Camden. He is married to the former Ann Albritton of Camden and has three sons and three grandchildren.

  • Native of Wilcox County, Alabama
  • Graduated from Auburn University with a B.S. in Economics.
  • 1979-1997 Executive Director, Alabama-Tombigbee Regional Commission
  • Former Vice-President for Economic Development, Pioneer Electric Cooperative, Inc.
  • Past member of the Board of Directors of the Economic Development Association of Alabama
  • Past President:
    • Alabama Association of Regional Councils
    • National Association of Development Organizations
  • Recipient:
    • J. Roy Fogle Award for Outstanding Director of a Multi-County Planning and Development Organization
    • National Association of Development Organization’s Presidents Award for outstanding leadership in Rural Development
  • Current member:
    • Selma-Dallas County Economic Development Authority
    • Governor’s Black Belt Action Commission
    • Economic Development Association of Alabama.
    • Board of Directors-National Association of Development Organizations
    • Wilcox County Chamber of Commerce
    • Selma Dallas County Chamber of Commerce
    • Team Selma
 

Brenda G Tuck

Brenda is currently Vice President of Alford & Associates, LLC. She is a
member of Shady Grove Baptist Church and is a volunteer with the U.S.
Department of State's International Visitor Leadership Program. She resides
in Valley Grande, AL with husband Shane Tuck of Selma and son Austin.

  • Native of Limestone County, Alabama
  • Moved to Dallas County, Alabama in 1995
  • Degrees:
    • 1988: Clements High School
      Honors Graduate
      Bryant-Jordan Scholar-Athlete
    • 2002: Wallace Community College Selma
      Associate in Science
      Pi Theta Kappa
    • 2003: Faulkner University
      Bachelor of Business Administration
      Honors Graduate
    • 2007: MAFB Air University / Auburn University Montgomery
      Master of International Relations
      Prince Khaled Fellowship Recipient
      Pi Sigma Alpha
  • Certificates:
    • 2001 Auburn University
      Intensive Economic Development Training Course
    • 2002 Georgia Tech
      Local Economic Impact Analysis
    • 2008 Jacksonville State University
      Alabama Community Development Institute
  • Other
    • Leadership Selma – Dallas County Alumni, Class IX
    • Your Town Alabama Alumni
    • 2006-present: Alabama Goodwill Ambassador
      Maxwell Air Force Base
      International Officer School
    • 2002-2004: Exchange Student Host Family
      (02-03) Seung-Hyuk Baek of Seoul, Korea
      (03-04) Joerg Hund of Hainrode, Germany
    • 2008 Cultural Diplomat
      Institute for Cultural Diplomacy
  • Current Member:
    • Alabama Rural Health Association, Board of Directors
    • Economic Development Association of Alabama
    • National Association of Development Organizations
    • Wilcox County Chamber of Commerce
    • Selma-Dallas County Chamber of Commerce
    • Selma & Dallas Renaissance Commission, Infrastructure Chair
    • U.S. Army Corp of Engineers Partnering Workshop Steering Committee
    • Alabama Germany Partnership
  • Professional Experience
    • Marketing
    • Sales
    • Non-profit community organization
    • Office Management
    • Property Management
    • Site Selection
    • Industrial & Retail Recruitment