Our Board

 

Zac McCrary, President - Zac McCrary serves as Anzalone Liszt’s Research Analyst. As a Research Analyst, Zac serves in a support capacity in areas including questionnaire development, polling analysis, and client communication and support. He joins Anzalone Liszt Research after serving as the Communications Director for the Alabama Democratic Party during the 2006 election cycle. Zac holds a B.A. and M.A. in Political Science from the University of Alabama.

Wade Perry, Vice President - Wade Perry is a native of Mobile, Alabama, where he graduated from St. Paul’s Episcopal School in 1993. Perry attended Presbyterian College in Clinton, South Carolina where he played football and graduated with a degree in Political Science. In 1997 Perry began work at the Alabama Democratic Party where he served as Field Director, Political Director, and interim Executive Director. In 2003 he accepted a position with the Alabama Education Association, where he served AEA’s 6000 members in Mobile County as a local director until leaving in 2011 to pursue a career in Public Finance as an Investment Banker. Perry has extensive experience in political campaigns, public and government relations, and issue organizing. He resides in Mobile and is an avid outdoorsman who enjoys hunting, fishing, and kayaking. 

Ryan Collins, Secretary – Ryan Collins, ASLA is a Principal at Dix.Hite + Partners. A registered landscape architect since 1999, he has successfully designed and managed projects from residential gardens to large scale land plans in a variety of settings; college campuses, neighborhood parks, downtown streets, and amusement parks. Ryan earned his Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture from the University of Georgia in 1996. Landscape architecture is the perfect marriage of his interests and abilities - ecology, construction, all things technical and love for the natural environment. He lives in Birmingham with his wife, Jennafer (also a landscape architect), and their three children: Elise, Abigail, and Rowan. He enjoys everything outdoors - hiking, camping, gardening, playing, and coaching, especially with his family.

Brian Cash – Brian Cash is a partner in the law firm The Perkins Group, which focuses on public finance, governmental affairs, affordable housing and public authorities, general corporate law, and environmental law. He has his law degree from the University of Alabama, and undergraduate from Birmingham-Southern College.

Mary Mullins - Mary Mullins is the owner of MPACT Public Affairs Consulting in Daphne. A graduate of Vanderbilt University, Mary began her public relations career in Washington, D.C. before serving as the managing director of environmental public affairs for Lewis Communications in Mobile. She then co-founded The Bellwether Group, where she specialized in industrial counseling and communications. Before starting MPACT, Mary was the director of communications for ThyssenKrupp Stainless USA during their expansion in North America. Mary currently serves on the board of directors for the Mobile Botanical Gardens and is an active member of St. James Episcopal Church in Fairhope. She and her husband live in Montrose, and have three children and four grandchildren.