Stewart Parks
President

Stewart has been a member of PCOB since 2014. He was born and raised in Huntsville and received his undergraduate degree from Auburn University in Business Administration. Stewart currently works with MassMutual as a Financial Advisor. He’s been an active member in many Club events including the Phoenix Ball and the 2017 Combine. Stewart enjoys SEC football, grilling, duck hunting and crossfit. 

Cary Beck
Executive Vice President

Cary Beck has been an active member of The Phoenix Club of Birmingham since 2015. Prior to his current role as EVP, Cary served as the VP of Athletics and for 2 years as the VP of Membership. Cary is employed by Maynard Cooper & Gale, P.C., where he serves as the Business Manager for the Corporate Section of the Firm. Cary is a native of Birmingham and received his undergraduate and Masters of Accounting from the University of Alabama. Cary enjoys golf, football and basketball, and spending time with his family and friends.

Patrick Lavette
Vice President, Fundraising

Patrick Lavette has been an active member of The Phoenix Club of Birmingham since 2016.  Patrick is currently the VP of Fundraising and is responsible for achieving the Board goals for corporate and community sponsorship dollars.  Patrick is a Birmingham native that currently works as a Commercial Relationship Officer at Renasant bank, primarily focusing on lending in the Alabama market.  Patrick has been with Renasant since 2013, starting upon his graduation from the University of Alabama with a degree in Accounting.  Patrick enjoys hunting, skiing, golf, the lake, and spending time with his wife, Lucy.

Davis Priester
Treasurer

Davis Priester has been an active member of The Phoenix Club of Birmingham since 2015. Davis previously served as the Combine Chairman for the first annual Phoenix Combine. He is employed in Birmingham by LibertyFi where he serves as Senior Consultant, working with small to mid sized RIAs. Davis is a native of Birmingham and graduated from the University of Alabama with a degree in Finance. Davis enjoys golf, basketball, hunting, and spending time with his family and friends.

Mac Parker
Vice President, Marketing

Mac has been an active Member of the Phoenix Club of Birmingham since 2018.  Mac is a native of Fairhope, Alabama and a graduate of the University of Alabama with a bachelor’s degree in Finance.   Mac works as a Marketing Analyst for Harbert Management Corporation where he is involved with the marketing and distribution of HMC’s alternative investment strategies.  Mac enjoys golf, football, live music and spending time at the beach.

Ben Brady
Secretary

Ben Brady has been an active Member of the Phoenix Club of Birmingham since 2013. Ben has been an associate of Regions Bank since moving to Birmingham in 2012 and is currently a Commercial Relationship Manager working with businesses in the greater Birmingham area. He is a native of Mobile, Alabama and graduated from the University of Alabama with degrees in Marketing and Management. Ben enjoys golf, basketball, fishing and playing music.

Elliott Cook
Co-Vice President, Public Events

Elliott Cook has been an active member of The Phoenix Club of Birmingham since returning to Alabama in 2016. Elliott works at Retail Strategies where he specializes in Retail and Economic Development . A native of Birmingham, Elliott graduated from Auburn University with a degree in History. In his spare time, he enjoys running, football, cooking, and travel.

Sam Donnell
Co-Vice President, Public Events

Sam Donnell has been an active member of the Phoenix Club of Birmingham since 2018.  Sam works at Prepaid Technologies where he serves as the Director of Finance.  Sam is a native of Birmingham and received his undergraduate and Masters of Accounting degrees from the University of Alabama.  Sam enjoys hunting, football and spending time at the lake.

Michael Burchfield
Vice President, Athletics

Michael Burchfield has been an active member of The Phoenix Club of Birmingham since his move to Alabama in 2015.  Michael has been employed by global logistics company, Expeditors International of Washington since 2010.  As Branch Manager he is responsible for business development within the state of Alabama.  Michael is a native of Tallahassee, Florida and moved to Alabama to attend the University of Alabama, where he graduated magna cum laude.  Michael enjoys the outdoors, motorcycles, learning new hobbies, and spending time with his wife Nicole and dog Charlie.

Carl Williams
Vice President, Membership

Carl Williams has been an active member of The Phoenix Club of Birmingham since 2015.  He is an associate attorney with Hall Booth Smith, P.C. where he specializes in commercial litigation and medical malpractice defense.  Carl grew up in Murray, Kentucky, received his undergraduate and master’s degrees from Mississippi State University, and his Juris Doctor from Cumberland School of Law at Samford University.  Carl enjoys golf, hunting, traveling, and SEC football.

Harrison  Jones
Vice President, Member Events

Harrison has been an active member of Phoenix club since 2018. He works at Capital Strategies Group in a business development and marketing role. As the VP of member events, Harrison is responsible for the organization and execution of the club’s internal events. This includes events put on for the benefit of the members as well as events held with the BGCCA to spend time and get to know the kids of the local Boys and Girls Club locations. He was born and raised in Memphis, TN but attended the University of Alabama. There he received both his undergraduate degree in marketing as well as his MBA. Harrison was also a 4 year letterman on the football team from 2010-2013. His wife, Julia, is a Birmingham native, and they have one son. Harrison enjoys golf, running, and spending time at the lake with his family.

Chip Regan
Vice President, Member Relations

Chip Reagan has been a member of The Phoenix Club of Birmingham since 2013 and has been on the board since 2016. Chip currently serves as Secretary and is responsible for communication to membership, record keeping and the creation of the newsletter (The Bird Word). Before his current role, Chip served for 2 years as VP of Marketing. Chip has worked at McGriff, Seibels & Williams since 2012 as a property and casualty insurance broker for the Energy and Marine Division. Chip is a native of Atlanta and graduated from The University of Georgia with degrees in Risk Management / Insurance and Real Estate. Chip enjoys playing basketball, cooking, woodworking, and spending time at the lake.

Will Walker
President, Ex-Officio

Will Walker has been an active Member of The Phoenix Club of Birmingham since 2012. Will, the former Executive Vice President VP for the Phoenix Club, now holds the title of President. A native of Jackson, Mississippi, Will is a graduate of the University of Mississippi and is currently associated with Capital Strategies Group in Birmingham. Will enjoys running, hunting, fishing, and traveling with his wife, Caroline.