Alabama Business Enterprise Program (BEP)

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In 1946, the Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services was established as the state licensing agency for the Randolph-Sheppard Vending Stand Act with the mission to “enable qualified blind individuals to achieve independence through self-employment.”

Currently, the Alabama BEP operates more than 100 small business employing more than 470 Alabamians in a diverse range of retail businesses including, snack bars, delicatessens, vending machine facilities, commissaries, cafeterias, and military dining halls.

State Office - BEP Headquarters

DirectorLori Brady
Assistant DirectorDeborah Myrick
Business SpecialistDarryl McCaul
602 S. Lawrence St.
Montgomery, AL 36104
334-293-7056

Administrative:
Dorothy Dixon 
334-293-7056
Jennifer Thomason
334-293-7263
Cailtyn Goodson
334-293-7247

Area Contact Information

Anniston/Talladega

Tim Gaskin
Mark Sarro
31 Arnold St. 
Talladega, AL 35160
256-362-1300

Birmingham

Alan Falletta
Charles Ardovino
236 Goodwin Crest Drive
Homewood, AL 35219
205-290-4400

Decatur/Huntsville

Steve Moss
Donna Moore
621 Cherry St. NE
Decatur, AL 35601
256-353-2754

Dothan/SE Alabama

Tawney Williams
795 Ross Clark Circle, NE Suite 2
Dothan, AL 36303
334-699-8600

Mobile

Jeff Thomas
Marion Mark
2419 Gordon Smith Drive
Mobile, AL 36617
251-479-8611

Montgomery/East Alabama

Ken Green
602 S. Lawrence St.
Montgomery, AL 36104
334-293-7078

Troy/Montgomery

Tonya Lee
602 S. Lawrence St.
Montgomery, AL 36104
334-293-7148

Tuscaloosa/West Alabama

Robert Perkins
1305 37th St. E
Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
205-554-1300

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