Mayor Steven Reed
Steven L. Reed is the 57th mayor of the city of Montgomery. As Montgomery County, Alabama’s first African-American and youngest elected Probate Judge, he has expanded access to representation, improved facilities, and modernized the office to better serve the community. He has made drastic improvements to mental health services and other areas administration. In addition, Steven stood up for the rule of law in a legal challenge to former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore over marriage equality. Mayor Reed has also worked with former Sec. of State Jim Bennett to initiate a statewide voter PR campaign centered on educating the public about new Voter ID laws. He was named to the Department of Homeland Security’s Election Integrity Commission. Steven serves on the boards of the River Region United Way, the Metro Board of the Montgomery Area YMCA, Trustmark Bank, and Valiant Cross Academy. He is also the Moderator at Community Congregational United Church of Christ, as well as an active member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. and Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity, Inc. Mayor Reed received the Dr. Martin Luther King Leadership Award for Governmental Service and was chosen as a New Deal Leader. Steven Reed was born and raised in Montgomery, AL where he matriculated through Montgomery Public Schools. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, from Morehouse College. He holds a Master of Business Administration from Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management. Mayor Reed and his wife Tamika are the proud parents of three children.