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District 2
Chairman of Community Development Committee
Chairman WilliamsChairman Williams is currently serving his first term on City Council, which began in November, 2010.

Deverick Williams is a native of Gadsden, AL and graduated from Etowah High School. He graduated from Alabama A&M University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting.

Deverick is the president and CEO of The Leira Group, Inc., a consulting services provider serving the business community since 2003.

Professional, Community & Civic Organization Affiliations
  • Alabama Automotive Manufacturers Association, supplier member
  • Alabama Minority Business Opportunity Council, advisory board member
  • Alabama Region 5 Workforce Development Council, member
  • Coosa Valley YMCA, former board member
  • Former Habitat for Humanity Advisory Board, member
  • Gadsden Commercial Development Authority
  • Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., member
  • Leadership Alabama Class of 2011
  • South Regions Minority Business Development Council, member
  • Southern Supplier Associate Relations Group
  • The Society for Human Resources Managers, member

Deverick is currently a member of United Christian Church in Gadsden, AL. He is married to Jennifer and has two daughters, Ariel, 16, and Sydnie, 13.