By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter
Thursday, January 11, 2018, Colbert County Commissioner David Black announced his candidacy for state treasurer.
Black is an Economics professor at the University of North Alabama.
Black said in a statement that he plans to focus on growing the College Counts 529 Fund, encouraging the use of the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) savings plan, and promoting sound fiscal policy for Alabama.
Black is a former White House staff member under the George H.W. Bush Administration and former professor at the University of Alabama. Black is currently the Director of the Small Business Development Center at the University of North Alabama.