ComebackTown is published by David Sher to begin a discussion on a better Birmingham.
Today’s guest blogger is SEC Commissioner Mike Slive. If you’d like to be a guest blogger, please click here.
When I became commissioner of the Southeastern Conference in 2002, I knew little about Birmingham and its surrounding communities. I was drawn to the position by the prestige of the conference, the commitment of the league’s institutions and the passion of its fans. I was aware of its proud history, impressed by its success and intrigued by its future.
But for the city I was going to call home, my knowledge was limited. That soon changed. Continue reading