Top Notch


Our member companies and program attendees receive constant support from the Depot staff.

Our Team

Drew Honeycutt


Kellie Clark

Director of Programs

Desiree Page


Brit Blalock

Director of Marketing

Virginia Sauer

Community Manager

Blake Cooley

Director of Facility

Shaun Watts Pollard

Office Manager
& Admin Assistant

Tayun Harrison


Professor in Residence

Patrick J. Murphy, Ph.D

Professor in

Board of


Board members are strategically selected from top Birmingham companies to ensure the Depot stays at the top of its game.

Board of Directors

John McDonald

Integra Water

Iwan Alexander

UAB School of Engineering

Adam Cranford

New Capital Partners

Bebe Goodrich

Icebox Coffee

David Knight

Knight Eady

Liz Pharo

Momentum Telecom

Shegun Otulana

Therapy Brands
Vice Chairman

Keith Barfield

Barfield, Murphy, Shank & Smith

Greg Canfield

Alabama Dept of Commerce

Alan Dean

Targeted Technology Fund

Deon Gordon


Scott McGlaun

BlueCross BlueShield of AL

Gene Price

Burr & Forman

Ray Watts

Immediate Past Chairman

Greg Barker

Alabama Power

Josh Carpenter

Birmingham Office of Economic Development

Jonathan Geisen

Baker Donelson

Dave Gray

Biso Collective

Lee Smith

BBVA Compass Bank

Scott Adams

Protective Life Corporation

Cecil Bostany

Warren Averett

James Childs

Maynard Cooper & Gale 

Miller Girvin

Alabama Capital Network

Eric Jack

UAB Collat School of Business

John Owen

Regions Bank

Nick Willis

PNC Financial Services Group