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Chad Carlough announced as Byrne’s new Chief of Staff

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Tuesday, March 28, 2017, US Representative Bradley Byrne (R-Montrose) announced that Chad Carlough will serve as his new Chief of Staff and Seth Morrow will serve as his Deputy Chief of Staff.

Congressman Byrne said, “Chad and Seth have served Alabama’s First Congressional District exceptionally well in their current roles, and I have no doubt their great work will continue in these new positions. I truly believe we have the most talented and hardest working team on Capitol Hill, and these changes will only further strengthen our efforts.”

Carlough is currently Congressman Byrne’s Legislative Director. He served active duty in the Coast Guard for seven years before joining the staff of the House Homeland Security Committee.

Chad Carlough said, “This is an incredible opportunity to further my service to our nation. I consider it an honor to be able to lead such a talented team, and I look forward to continuing our office’s efforts to make life better for families in Southwest Alabama.”

Seth Morrow is currently Congressman Byrne’s Communications Director. Morrow is a graduate of the University of Alabama. Morrow previously worked for Representative Martha Roby (R-Montgomery). In addition to his new duties, Morrow will continue to handle Congressman Byrne’s communication efforts.

Morrow said, “I appreciate Congressman Byrne allowing me to further my service to the people of Southwest Alabama. Alabama will always be home to me, so the opportunity to continue serving my fellow Alabamians is an honor and responsibility I take very seriously.”

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Byrne’s current Chief of Staff, Alex Schriver, is leaving the office effective Friday, March 31st to joins Targeted Victory as Senior VP, where he will help lead the agency’s growing public affairs and public advocacy practice.

Rep. Byrne said, “Alex has been an integral part of our team since my first day in Congress, and I will miss his leadership and counsel. That said, I could not be more excited for him, and I wish him all the best as he begins a new chapter in the private sector.”

Congressman Bradley Byrne represents Alabama’s First Congressional District. He was elected in a closely followed special election Republican Primary runoff over perennial candidate Dean Young; after Congressman Jo Bonner (R-Mobile) retired. Byrne has since been elected to two terms of his own. Byrne has previously served the people of Alabama as head of the Two Year College System, as a State Senator, and as a member of the State School Board. Byrne was a GOP gubernatorial candidate in 2010.


Brandon Moseley is a former reporter at the Alabama Political Reporter.

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