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ALABAMA NATIVE AND FAMILY MAN – Born in Birmingham, raised in Tuscaloosa and graduated from Tuscaloosa High School. Has lived in Montgomery for the past 27 years where his children were raised. Married to the former Sally Jackson of Clayton, Alabama.

EDUCATION – Masters from Wharton School of Finance in 1973, majoring in Finance, Money and Banking – BA in Economics from Stanford University in 1971.

FINANCIAL EXPERIENCE – Worked as a Financial Executive at major firms in Washington, DC, New York, Los Angeles and Houston, served as the Executive Vice President for Colonial BancGroup in Montgomery from 1985-2007 and then served as a financial consultant to the State of Alabama.

COMMUNITY SERVICE – Active Eagle Scout and a distinguished Eagle Scout Award recipient, served on the Vestry at the Church of the Ascension, served as Chairman of the Board for the Alabama Shakespeare Festival and served on the Board of Trustees of Stanford University. Active Rotarian for more than 25 years.

PUBLIC SERVICE – State Treasurer of Alabama 2011- Present and Deputy Finance Director 2009-2010.

Ex Officio Duties
Several boards on which Young serves by virtue of his position as Treasurer:

  • Teacher Retirement System/Employees Retirement System Boards

  • State Board of Adjustment, 2012 Board Chair

  • Alabama Housing Finance Authority

  • Industrial Access Road and Bridge Corporation Board

  • 457 Advisory Board

REPRESENTING ALABAMA TO NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS - As a member of the National Association of State Treasurers (NAST), I have the opportunity to work with my colleagues across the country. I am currently a member of the NAST Banking Committee. My involvement in this organization gives me greater insight into the best practices of other state treasuries and allows information sharing among the states to improve the efforts we all make for the citizens we serve.

I am also a member of the College Savings Plans Network’s (CSPN) Executive Board. CSPN is an affiliate of the National Association of State Treasurers that works to promote and enhance 529 Plans. It also serves as an information clearinghouse for state-administered college savings programs, like Alabama’s CollegeCounts 529 Program and PACT. The CSPN Executive Board is comprised of state officials elected by their peers to serve as the leadership team for CSPN.

Young and Sally Boozer

Young and his family enjoying Stanford University's win at the 2013 Rose Bowl

Young at Girls State in Tuscaloosa where he announced his bid to seek reelection in 2014

Young with Senator Sessions

Paid for by The Committee to Elect Young Boozer, Inc.

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