Media executive; political party leader; state legislator.  Born– February 11, 1962, Hartwell, Ga.  Married–Susan Sorrells.  Children–two. Education– University of Georgia, B.A. in journalism, 1983.  Assistant Sports Information Director, Auburn University, 1983-1990;  head of Auburn’s radio and television sports network, 1990-94; formed Auburn Network, Inc., media and marketing company, 1994.  Elected to Alabama House of Representatives from the 79th District, 1998; served as House minority leader, 2005-2010. Elected speaker of the House, 2010.  Chairman of Alabama Republican Party, 2007-2010; led Campaign 2010, highly successful Republican fundraising effort. Removed from office, 2016, on conviction of ethics violations; sentenced to four years in prison.  Remains free while case is on appeal (summer 2018).


Mike Hubbard website


Storming the State House.  NewSouth Books, 2012.