Darryl Washington is the Principal/Management Consultant of The Lighthouse Consulting Group. His firm provides integrated marketing, online content management and strategic business planning to a diverse group of businesses, local municipalities and non-profit clients. Darryl has over 25 years of extensive experience in implementing successful marketing plans, process improvement implementation, creating business development strategies and project management of critical tasks. He specializes in all facets of marketing and management including; market research, economic development, competitive strategy, brand/product extension, corporate training and various aspects of corporate communications.

Prior to founding his own firm, Darryl worked at AT&T for 21 years as a manager in Marketing, Sales and Information Technology. He’s a results-oriented professional with proven skills in strategic partnering, innovative marketing planning and world-class account management.

Darryl earned a Master’s degree in Public and Private Management at Birmingham Southern College. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing and Management from Morehouse College.

Darryl is an active member of several professional and civic organizations including:, Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve - Board of Directors, American Marketing Association, Holiday Gardens Neighborhood Association, Morehouse College Alumni Association, Telephone Pioneers of America, Norwood Resource Center, American Management Association and National Sales Network.

Earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy, as well as an MBA, from Samford University and has extensive experience in the healthcare industry. Steve recently retired from a position in Healthcare Administration, has served in many leadership capacities throughout his career, and brings a wealth of knowledge to his work with the CDA.  He also currently serves as president of Irondale's Bainbridge Neighborhood Association, volunteers at the Alabama Theater and the Irondale Medical Board.

Meet Steve Marino Meet Darryl Washington Meet David Pugh

David Pugh is a partner for the law firm Bradley, Arant, Boult and Cummings. He works in the firm’s Construction and Procurement Practice Group. He is also a member of the firm’s Litigation and Intellectual Property Practice Groups.

David has an extensive background in engineering and construction. David studied civil engineering as an undergraduate at Vanderbilt University. During college, he worked for Chicago Bridge & Iron at its Memphis, Tennessee plant and for Georgia Power construction at Plant Vogtle near Augusta, Georgia. Upon graduation, David went to work for Harbert Construction as a project engineer. He then decided to return to law school to pursue a career in construction law.


Earned her Sociology in Criminal Justice degree at Auburn University. Also, she played 4 years of collegiate basketball at Auburn. After graduating, she went overseas and played professional basketball in Spain for one season. She was recently a Staffing Coordinator for E.A. Renfroe, and now serving as an Office Manager for Irondale CDA.

Irondale Commercial Devleopment Authority

1900 Crestwood Blvd, Ste: 305

Irondale, AL 35210

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