Nanette (Nan) Baldwin, IOM, APR, is the vice president of regional development for the Birmingham Business Alliance, where she plays a critical role in developing and sustaining the BBA’s relationship with local municipalities and community development organizations on quality of life initiatives that impact economic development. She also serves as the secretary of the Industrial Development Board for the City of Birmingham.
She earned a Bachelor of Science degree from The University of Alabama in Business Administration and a Master of Arts in Public and Private Management from Birmingham-Southern College. In 2017, she earned the designation of IOM by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce after completing 96 credit hours in Nonprofit Organization Management. She is also accredited in Public Relations.
Nan serves on several local nonprofit organization boards, including the Alabama Brownfields Association. She currently serves on the Birmingham International Sister Cities Commission and the Alabama Partners for Clean Air Coalition. She has represented the BBA on the Keep Birmingham Beautiful Commission and was a board of director for the Birmingham Urban League and One Roof, where she was the Chairman of the Board for both organizations from 2015 to 2017. In 2019, Nan was appointed by Governor Kay Ivey to the Alabama Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors, where she serves as only one of two members of the public on the nine-person board.
Nan is a member of the Links, Incorporated and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Omicron Omega Chapter, where she currently serves as President. She is a lifelong resident of Birmingham and a graduate of A.H. Parker High School in the Birmingham Schools System. She is married to James Baldwin and they have a set of adult twins, Jasmine Biddings and James Baldwin. When Nan is not performing community service work, she is scrapbooking.