Chamber adds five board members
Published 3:38 pm Friday, November 28, 2008
Dr. James D. (Jim) Krudop:
Krudop is vice-president and director of the Greenville campus of Lurleen B. Wallace Community College. He is an active member of the Greenville Rotary Club, the Butler County Commission for Economic Development and the Region Seven Workforce Development Council. Also, he participated as a member of the Greenville Comprehensive Planning Steering Committee. Krudop is president-elect of the Alabama College Association. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree from Auburn University in 1969, and his Master of Arts Degree and Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Alabama. He is married to Holly and the couple has two adult children and one granddaughter.
Walton Ward Hickman:
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Hickman is a lifelong resident of Greenville. He is employed as an attorney with the law office of Hartley and Hickman and also serves as an assistant district attorney for the 2nd Judicial Circuit. Hickman graduated from Greenville High School. He obtained his Juris Doctorate from the Thomas Goode Jones School of Law and graduated from the University of Alabama with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Information Services. He is married to Sarah and they have two children. Hickman is a member of the First United Methodist Church, Kiwanis, Jaycees, Greenville High School Athletic Club, Butler County Bar Association and Alabama State Bar Assocation.
James is married to Tim James and they have three children: Fleming, Tim Jr. and Sarah. James has lived in Greenville for almost 19 years and certainly calls this home. She has been involved in various civic organizations through the years, such as Greenville Area Arts Council and Relay For Life. James currently serves on the board of directors for Main Street and Fort Dale Academy. She is a member of the First Presbyterian Church.
“I have always been a big believer in what Greenville can become,” she says. “We are so marketable due to our fabulous location and close proximity to major cities and the beach. I believe if we all work together collectively, we can do great things.”
Haigler is originally from Fort Deposit. He graduated from Episcopal High School in Alexandria, Virginia. Haigler received undergraduate degrees from Tulane University and a law degree from the Cumberland School of Law in Birmingham. In 2005, Haigler entered the family business, Greenville Motor Company. He is very active in the community and has previously served as a Chamber board member. He is a member of the Rotary Club and a major benefactor of Relay For Life and Toys for Tots.
Shealy has worked as an account executive with WAKA, CBS 8 since 1999. She is a native of Knoxville, Tennessee and a graduate of East Tennessee State University. It was there she met her husband Chip, a native of Butler County. Shealy is an active member of the First Baptist Church and a member of the Greenville Rotary Club. Chip and Jennifer have four children and reside on Manningham Road.