Maurice Mercer

Maurice joined the council on November 5, 2012, and is currently serving in his third term. Maurice was elected Council President on November 2, 2020.

Personal Profile


  • Graduate of Midfield High School
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Marketing, Troy University
  • Graduate of Leadership Shelby County
  • Certificate designation of CMO (Certified Municipal Officer) from the Alabama League of Municipalities

Professional/Community Involvement 

  • Award-winning Entrepreneur / CEO of KATS Incorporated
  • Board Member, Greater Shelby County Chamber of Commerce
  • Board member of Community of Hope Health Clinic (Pelham)
  • Pelham Library Guild Member, Scholarship and Fundraising Committees
  • Taste of Pelham, Co-Chair
  • Pelham Parks Youth Basketball Coach
  • Pelham YMCA Youth Basketball Coach
  • Advocate, Scleroderma Foundation
  • Member, Troy University Alumni Association
  • Member, Alabama League of Municipalities
  • Member, Alabama City/County Management Association
  • Member, National League of Cities
  • Pelham Pastor's Roundtable Liaison
  • Small Group Leader at local church
  • Past President, Pelham Beautification Board 
  • Past President, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. Alabaster-Pelham Alumni
  • Past President, Arc of Shelby County 501 c3 non-profit 
  • Past Deacon, First Baptist Church Pelham 

Areas of Interest 

  • Education
  • Fiscal Responsibility
  • Marketing
  • Economic Development
Maurice Mercer