Meet the 205: Tom Cosby

Cosby has been in fundraising and development in Birmingham for the past 40 years. He is a 35-year veteran of the former Birmingham Regional Chamber of Commerce, now BBA. His fundraising efforts have supported the restoration of Rickwood Field, Vulcan Park & Museum, Birmingham’s Veteran’s Day Parade, and the Lyric Theatre. The Lyric Theatre campaign succeeded in raising more than $8 million to restore the classic vaudeville house. He and his wife, Gail, are avid hikers who are working to bring the trailhead of the world-famous Appalachian Trail to Alabama.