Tripp Alexander
President

Tripp Alexander has been an active member of The Phoenix Club of Birmingham since 2010. He was the former VP of Fundraising where he raised the most amount money donated to the Phoenix Club since the club originated.  He then served as the Executive Vice President for a two-year term before taking his current office. He is employed in Birmingham as a Senior Associate with Colliers International, specializing in industrial and land brokerage. Tripp is a native of Rome, Georgia and graduated from Clemson University. Tripp enjoys shooting sporting clays, fishing, hunting and spending time with his wife Rosemary, daughter Emaline and his english springer spaniel, Stewart.

Brandon Stewart
Executive Vice President

Brandon Stewart has been an active Member of The Phoenix Club of Birmingham since 2013. Brandon previously served as VP of Public Events where he organized the most successful (by all metrics) Phoenix Ball and 3’s Tournament. He is the owner of Starboard Investments, LLC, a multi-unit Franchisee of Jimmy Johns restaurants in the greater Birmingham area. Brandon grew up in Lawrenceville, Georgia, and graduated from University of Georgia. Brandon enjoys golfing, fishing, hunting, and spending time with his wife Elizabeth.

Will Walker
Vice President, Fundraising

Will Walker has been an active Member of The Phoenix Club of Birmingham since 2012. Will, the former Secretary of the Phoenix Club, will now be responsible for fundraising efforts with the club. 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.

Bubba Willings
Treasurer

Bubba Willings has been an active member of The Phoenix Club since 2013.  Bubba is a CPA and is currently a Supervisor with RSM working mainly in the manufacturing and distribution industries.  He is a native of Birmingham and graduated from the University of Alabama with a Masters in Accounting.  Bubba enjoys golf, hunting, basketball and spending time with his wife Ginny.  

Chip Reagan
Vice President, Marketing

Chip Reagan has been a member of The Phoenix Club of Birmingham since 2013. Chip is currently the VP of Marketing and is responsible for promoting the organization and its events through social media and other avenues. Chip works at McGriff, Seibels & Williams as a property and casualty insurance broker for the Energy and Marine Division. He has been with McGriff since 2012 and primarily works with clients in the power and oil / gas sectors. Chip is a native of Atlanta, GA and graduated from The University of Georgia with degrees in Risk Management / Insurance and Real Estate. Chip enjoys coaching youth lacrosse and basketball, woodworking, and spending time at the lake.

Conyers Poole
Secretary

Conyers Poole has been an active member of the Phoenix Club of Birmingham since 2014.  He current serves as Secretary on the Board where he is responsible for recording meeting minutes, member communicates and assisting other board members with other initiatives of the PCOB.  Originally from Greenville, AL, Conyers graduated from Vanderbilt University with a degree in Economics and Finance and currently works for Accretive Health, Inc. as an Operations Manager.  His team is partnered with St. Vincent’s in Birmingham to deliver industry-leading financial and operational performance throughout the Revenue Cycle of the Health system.  Conyers is married to Lucy McDaniel of Atlanta.  He enjoys shooting, hunting and traveling.  

Jamie Justice
Vice President, Public Events

Jamie Justice has been an active member of the Phoenix Club of Birmingham since 2012 and has previously served on the board as VP of Member Events. As VP of Public Events, Jamie is responsible for all fundraising events open to the public including the Phoenix Ball and 3’s Tournament. He is employed in Birmingham as an Associate with Colliers International, specializing in office brokerage. Jamie is a native of Birmingham and graduated from Auburn University with a degree in finance. Jamie enjoys golf, bird hunting and football Saturdays.

Cary Beck
Vice President, Athletics

Cary Beck has been an active Member of The Phoenix Club of Birmingham since 2015. Cary is the VP of Athletics and is responsible for all of the Club’s sporting events including flag football, basketball, softball, golf dogfights and bowling nights. He is employed with Maynard Cooper & Gale, P.C., and works as an Operations Analyst. 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 friends and family.

Rob Herndon
Vice President, Member Events

Rob Herndon has been an active member of the Phoenix Club of Birmingham since 2013. As VP of Member Events, Rob is responsible for all internal member functions. He is employed in Birmingham as an Financial Consultant with AXA Advisors, specializing in insurance and investments. Rob is a native of  Tuscaloosa and graduated from Auburn University with a degree in Economics. Rob enjoys playing recreational sports, bird hunting and spending time with his wife, Camille, and Great Pyrenees, Louie.

Thomas Reid
Vice President, Membership

Thomas Reid has been a member in the Phoenix Club since 2013. As the VP of Membership, Thomas is responsible for overseeing the recruitment of new members to the Club. He execute’s the Board’s strategy for membership and facilitates member involvement throughout the year. Thomas is a native of Nashville, Tennessee and received his undergraduate degree and Masters in Taxation from the University of Alabama. Thomas enjoys playing basketball, watching SEC football, and spending time with his wife Tori and dogs Bear and Belle. 

John Hennessy
President, Ex Officio

John Hennessy has been an active Member of the Phoenix Club of Birmingham since 2011. He first served on the Board as VP of Membership and went on to serve as a two-term president of the club. He graduated from The University of Alabama and is employed in Birmingham as a Senior Associate with Colliers International specializing in office landlord representation. John is an avid golfer, enjoys shooting sporting clays, and spending time with his family and friends.