Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey appointed Ann Steiner Gregory as the new Butler County probate judge.
The Alabama Republican Party offered its congratulations to Gregory on the new appointment. Gregory was was sworn in this week.
“Great news for Butler County — their first female and Republican Probate Judge,” said Alabama Republican Party chair Terry Lathan. “We welcome Judge Gregory and are appreciative of Governor Ivey’s selection for this important position. This is Butler County’s fourth Republican elected official that was a Democrat that is now a seated Republican.”
“It is an honor to have the opportunity to serve Butler County as its first female Probate Judge,” Gregory said. “I look forward to learning how to navigate the waters of my new position and continue the legacy of those who have paved the way.”
“The Butler County Republican Party welcomes another county official to our Party,” said the Butler County Republican Party chair. “Judge Gregory, a life long resident of Butler County, will be an asset to our county government and the Probate Office. We applaud Governor Ivey on her appointment.”
Gregory has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Huntingdon College in Montgomery. She served in a leadership capacity in the banking industry in Greenville for more than 15 years before being appointed by Ivey. She has been involved in numerous community organizations, including the Greenville High School Business Advisory Committee and Fort Dale Academy Board of Directors.