House Majority Whip @ Alabama House of Representatives
Danny Garrett is an experienced business executive. He has served as chief financial officer for several large corporations while earning a reputation for taking organizations facing fiscal challenges and moving them to solid financial positions.
In 2010, Garrett was appointed by the Trussville City Council to the Trussville City Schools Board of Education. He was named Vice President of the Board in 2012. In 2014, Garrett was elected to the Alabama House of Representatives.
Garrett currently serves as House Majority Whip, a position he was selected for in 2018. He serves as Vice Chair of both the Education Ways and Means Committee and Education Policy Committees. He also serves as a member of the Fiscal Responsibility Committee and as chair of the Alabama Small Business Commission.
Garrett served as Co-Chair of the Joint Task Force on Budget Reform and Co-Chair of the Joint Task Force on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. During the COVID-19 pandemic, he was named Chair of the Emergency Small Business Task Force subcommittee of the Executive Branch Small Business Commission, which prepared detail plans, procedures and recommendations for reopening the state of Alabama economy. Garrett also was appointed to the Lieutenant Governor’s Workforce Development Task Force.
Garrett and his wife Carol have three married adult sons and one grandchild. They are active members of First Baptist Church of Trussville, Alabama, where they taught Sunday School for fifteen years to 12th grade students.