Patrick Lavette
President

Patrick Lavette has been an active member of The Phoenix Club of Birmingham since 2016.  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.

Bradley Rayborn
Executive Vice President

Bradley has been an active member of The Phoenix Club of Birmingham since 2019. A native of Prattville, Alabama, Bradley graduated from Auburn University with degrees in Accounting and Finance. Bradley serves as an assurance senior associate for Dixon, Hughes, Goodman, where he specializes in private equity transactions and portfolio companies. In his spare time, he enjoys golf, grilling, traveling, and SEC football.

Mac Parker
Secretary

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 Associate 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 with his wife, KC.

Richmond Watson

Treasurer

Lewis McDonald
Vice President, Marketing

Lewis has been an active member of The Phoenix Club of Birmingham since 2019.  A native of Athens, Alabama, Lewis earned his undergraduate degree from Auburn University, and Juris Doctor from the Birmingham School of Law.  Lewis is a licensed Commercial Real Estate Title Insurance Agent at Land Title Company, where he specializes in underwriting the title insurance component of real estate transactions for closing attorney partners throughout the Birmingham Metropolitan Area.  An avid outdoorsman, Lewis enjoys weekends at the farm in North Alabama, and hunting dove, ducks and turkeys across the Southeast.  Lewis and his wife Mary Catherine live in Birmingham with their labrador retriever, Cash, and newborn son, Lewis Welch McDonald, Jr.

 

Robby Anderson
Vice President, Fundraising

Robby has been an active member of The Phoenix Club of Birmingham since 2018. He was born and raised in Birmingham, and received his undergraduate and law degree from The University of Alabama. Since 2017, Robby has worked at Balch & Bingham, LLP, as an intellectual property attorney. Robby enjoys Cardinals baseball, Alabama football, tennis, the beach, and spending time with his wife, Lindsey.

Jake Taylor
Vice President, Membership

Jake Taylor has been an active member of The Phoenix Club of Birmingham since 2018.  Jake is a native of Atlanta, GA but moved to Birmingham shortly after graduating from Auburn University in 2014. Jake is a Commercial Real Estate Broker at J.H. Berry & Gilbert specializing in office leasing and sales transactions. Jake and his wife Lawler have a newborn son, Mack, who was born in May of 2020. Jake enjoys spending time with family and friends and prefers to be outside either on the golf course, near a large body of water, or in the woods chasing turkeys and deer.

Brett Walton
Vice President, Member Events

Brett has been an active member of The Phoenix Club of Birmingham since 2019. As the VP of member events, Brett 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 in conjunction with the local Boys and Girls Club locations. Originally a native of Jasper, Alabama, Brett obtained his undergraduate degree in Accounting from Auburn University and his Master’s of Accountancy from the University of Alabama. Brett now works as a Supervisor at RSM where he performs due diligence for mergers and acquisitions. Brett enjoys golf, hunting, fly fishing, and Auburn football.

Trey Oliver
Co-Vice President, Public Events

Trey Oliver has been an active member of the Phoenix Club since 2018. Trey is an attorney at Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, where he specializes in commercial, real estate, construction, and toxic tort litigation. A native of Birmingham, Trey received his undergraduate degree at Auburn University and his Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia School of Law. Trey enjoys golf, SEC athletics, and good times with friends and family.

Ryan Bell

Co-Vice President, Public Events

Adam Poer
Vice President, Athletics

Adam is entering his second year in the Phoenix Club and has enjoyed serving on the club basketball and volleyball teams. Adam is the Assistant Director for UAB Alumni Affairs and works with numerous UAB departments, Alumni House vendors and suppliers to plan and execute campus-wide events. He received his undergrad from the University of Alabama in 2013 and his MBA from UAB in 2017.

Harrison  Jones
Vice President, Member Relations

Harrison has been an active member of Phoenix club since 2018. He works at Capital Strategies Group in a business development and marketing role.  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.

Cary Beck
President, Ex-Officio

Cary Beck has been an active member of The Phoenix Club of Birmingham since 2015.  Prior to his role as President, Cary served as Executive Vice President, 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.