Mayor Sandy Stimpson
Sandy's vision is for Mobile to become a safer, more business and family friendly City for ALL Mobilians.
The City of Mobile’s 108th Mayor, Sandy Stimpson has a bold mission for Mobile’s citizens to become One Mobile – a safer, more business and family friendly city.?
Driven by a desire to affect positive change in the life of each citizen, Mayor Stimpson has proven that the greatest level of success is achieved when everyone has a seat at the table. Stimpson’s four decades of experience in the private sector and extensive community service provide a solid foundation for the type of practical change he has generated in his ten years in office. Mayor Stimpson has ushered in a new culture at City Hall, emphasizing a commitment to transparency, effectiveness, and efficiency.
Mayor Stimpson’s leadership has led to unparalleled reform of city finances. Stimpson and his team have put the city on sound financial footing by reducing bonded indebtedness by nearly $180 million and unfunded liabilities for pension and benefits by more than $200 million. This has led to credit rating increases from both Moody’s and S&P. During the same period, he has built and maintained a two-month rainy day reserve fund and enacted more than half a dozen raises for all City of Mobile employees.
Since assuming office in 2013, Mayor Stimpson’s tenure has been marked by major achievements that stand to make a lasting impact for all citizens. Stimpson and his team have executed on several transformative initiatives including an overhaul of the city’s decades-old zoning code, an unprecedented increase in the delivery of infrastructure improvements, and the city’s first supplier diversity program. Under Mayor Stimpson’s leadership, the City of Mobile has also been recognized nationally for its innovative approaches to addressing urban blight.
Mayor Stimpson’s civic and business endeavors, both locally and statewide, have been numerous and varied. He has served on the boards of the Boys & Girls Club of Southwest Alabama; the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce; the Alabama Policy Institute; the Business Council of Alabama; and the University of Alabama President’s Cabinet.
A graduate from the University of Alabama in 1975 with a bachelor's degree in civil engineering, Stimpson began a nearly 40-year career in his family's lumber manufacturing business. Mayor Sandy Stimpson and his wife Jean have been married since 1975 and have four grown, married children and 14 grandchildren.
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