About MAST

What is MAST?

The MAST Initiative is a strategy for chemical industry growth in Alabama. A 60-mile stretch through the Mobile area including McIntosh, Axis, Saraland and Theodore, the MAST Gulf Coast Chemical Corridor is an established area for development of Alabama’s chemical industry.

  • Chlor-alkali production

  • Resins and synthetic rubbers

  • Specialty chemicals

  • Synthetic fibers and filaments

  • Coatings and adhesives

  • Refinery operations

Mission

The MAST Initiative strives to further the area’s growth, expand on the area’s existing strengths as a leading hub for the chemical industry and support the companies making a home in Alabama by highlighting synergies, identifying opportunities, recruiting companies and promoting a strategic approach to the continued economic development of the state.

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Mission

The MAST Initiative strives to further the area’s growth, expand on the area’s existing strengths as a leading hub for the chemical industry and support the companies making a home in Alabama by highlighting synergies, identifying opportunities, recruiting companies and promoting a strategic approach to the continued economic development of the state.

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Our Experts

Amendi Stephens
David Rodgers Mast Alabama

Amendi Stephens

PROJECT MANAGER ALABAMA POWER

Amendi Stephens represents Industrial Business Development within Alabama Power Company’s Economic and Community Development organization. She has over 15 years of experience in the utility industry. Her experience as a Business Development Manager along with her analytical skills and background in chemical engineering uniquely suits her as a key resource to industrial companies seeking to grow their businesses within the state of Alabama.

Work: 205.257.3947  Mobile: 404.583.3269

David Rodgers

VICE PRESIDENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT MOBILE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

David serves as the Vice President of Economic Development at the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce. David’s department is the lead economic development agency for the City of Mobile and Mobile County. In his role, David oversees the day-to-day operations of the department that consist of industrial recruitment, international trade, foreign direct investment, workforce development, talent attraction, existing industry relations, and investor relations. David serves on the Board of Directors for the South Alabama Regional Planning Commission, USA Center for Real Estate and Economic Development, and the South Alabama Workforce Development Council. David was born and raised in Mobile and attended the University of Southern Mississippi.

Work: 251-431-8657  Mobile: 251-802-4541

Our Experts

Amendi Stephens

Amendi Stephens

PROJECT MANAGER ALABAMA POWER

Amendi Stephens represents Industrial Business Development within Alabama Power Company’s Economic and Community Development organization. She has over 15 years of experience in the utility industry. Her experience as a Business Development Manager along with her analytical skills and background in chemical engineering uniquely suits her as a key resource to industrial companies seeking to grow their businesses within the state of Alabama.

Work: 205.257.3947  Mobile: 404.583.3269

David Rodgers Mast Alabama

David Rodgers

VICE PRESIDENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT MOBILE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

David serves as the Vice President of Economic Development at the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce. David’s department is the lead economic development agency for the City of Mobile and Mobile County. In his role, David oversees the day-to-day operations of the department that consist of industrial recruitment, international trade, foreign direct investment, workforce development, talent attraction, existing industry relations, and investor relations. David serves on the Board of Directors for the South Alabama Regional Planning Commission, USA Center for Real Estate and Economic Development, and the South Alabama Workforce Development Council. David was born and raised in Mobile and attended the University of Southern Mississippi.

Work: 251-431-8657  Mobile: 251-802-4541

OUR PARTNERS

Amazing Alabama

Amazing Alabama

Dedicated to helping grow businesses in Alabama

Alabama State Port Authority

Alabama State Port Authority

Well-equipped for lifting entire industries

Bio Alabama

BioAlabama

Connecting the bioscience ecosystem in Alabama

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