LOWELL J. FRIEDMAN attended Murphy High School and the University of Alabama and was a partner in his family's jewelry business until 1977.
passion since has been working for the Mobile community, which he
describes as having been very good to him and his
Mr. Friedman served in The Job Training Partnership program in the 1980's as the long time Chairman of the Private Industry Council of Mobile and was instrumental in helping prepare first time job seekers and workers changing professions.
Since the early 1990s, Mr. Friedman has served as the Chairman of the MLK Redevelopment Corp.
The MLK Redevelopment Corp.
has been developing housing for first time home buyers and instigating economic development in the MLK area.
has also been involved with the Red Cross, Gulf Coast Public Broadcasting
(WHIL), the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce and the Mobile Museum of Art
He is also the founding Director of BankTrust Bank, which opened as the Bank of Mobile in 1986.
wife, Bobette, have been married 57 years.