CMO / Corporate Relations Manager
Cynthia (Cindy) joined the League staff in January 2007 and became Corporate Relations Manager for the Member Services Department in 2015. Cindy is responsible for sponsorships, vendor advertising for League publications and managing the Expo at the League's Annual Convention. Cindy also serves as the program administrator for the League’s Certified Municipal Officials Program. Prior to joining the League's staff, Cindy worked part-time for 1.5 years with AMIC/MWCF's Loss Control Division and 16 years as an administrative assistant at Saint James School.
She and her husband, Eugene, are beekeepers in the urban setting of Montgomery. Their involvement with honey bees includes working with a local community garden teaching children the importance of honey bees to the harvesting and selling of local honey. Cindy and Eugene have two children, a grandson, a "son-in-love" and a beloved Chihuahua. New adventures as grandparents keeps life full of joy. In addition, they thoroughly enjoy time away in their RV and are currently on a quest to visit each of Alabama's incredible state parks. They are members of First Baptist Church, Montgomery.
Conferences & Events Manager
A graduate of Auburn University in Montgomery with a Bachelor of Business Administration, Keely spent nearly two decades working for the Montgomery Chamber Convention & Visitor Bureau – first as a Membership Sales Associate and then Director of Sales – where she led a team to recruit conventions, meetings, sports and special events to the City of Montgomery as well as coordinated details for such events. In March 2021, she joined the League in the newly created role of Conferences and Events Manager where she is directly responsible for the logistics of all conferences and workshops as well as the League’s Annual Convention. Keely’s natural desire for organization and a healthy appreciation for details makes this career path more fun than work. When she’s not updating an agenda, budgeting expenses, lining up speakers or managing vendor relationships, Keely is active in her church or enjoying time with family and friends. She can also be found on the tennis courts in local USTA Leagues, walking or reading. She enjoys a good dessert and can’t say no to chocolate.
Mary M. Jackson
Mary joined the League staff in July 2021 as Education Coordinator, a new position responsible for curriculum oversite of the League’s Certified Municipal Officials (CMO) program and Economic Development Academy as well as any additional training and outreach programs implemented by the League. Prior to joining the League’s team, she served as the City Clerk for Monroeville for six years where she received her Master Municipal Clerk (MMC) designation in November 2020 and chaired the Promotions Committee for Monroeville Main Street for four years. In addition, she served on the Main Street Alabama Board as the City Clerk representative and participated in the League’s FAIR and Human Development policy committee meetings. A proud Rotarian since 2013, Mary served as Monroeville Rotary President from 2018-2020. While in Monroeville, she attended Annunciation Catholic Church where she served on the Parish Council; was a member of the Old Federal Road DAR Chapter; and enjoyed volunteering on various boards to help better the Monroeville community.
A Denver, Colorado native, Mary graduated from the University of Colorado - Denver in 2004 with a BA in Communications and a minor in Theatre. In 2002, she completed an internship with the Walt Disney World (WDW) Resort during which she attended a Communications and Leadership course at Disney University; performed in the ‘Tapestry of Dreams’ Parade at Epcot; worked in crowd control at Hollywood Studios; and became a WDW College Program Recruiter upon her return to Colorado. Following graduation, she worked for the University of Colorado Hospital as a Care Team Specialist and was promoted to Program Assistant in the Risk Management office to prepare medical malpractice claims for medical review. During her time at the hospital, Mary attended The Art of Leadership development program and was the recipient of the University of Colorado Hospital President’s Award in 2009 for “Working Together.” In October 2010, she moved to Alabama to be closer to her family based in Evergreen and began working for the University of Alabama’s Graduate School as a Senior Admissions Counselor and Special Projects Coordinator.
Mary and her daughter, Jacklynn Grace, now live in Pike Road where they look forward to supporting both the Pike Road and Montgomery communities.
Alexis was born and raised in the city of Prattville and was educated at East Memorial Christian Academy and Jefferson State Community College. She joined the League in February of 2019 as a receptionist and has since moved to serve as our Operations Database Clerk. In her spare time, Alexis enjoys traveling, spending time with family and friends, the beach and fishing . Alexis and her husband Ryan attend Heritage Baptist Church.