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David Carrington Book: Open Doors - Preorder Your First Edition Copy Today for an Early December Delivery

David Carrington Book: Open Doors - Preorder Your First Edition Copy Today for an Early December Delivery

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David Carrington was elected to the Jefferson County Commission in 2010 with a pledge to clean up the messes created by years of government corruption, financial mismanagement, and legislative malfeasance. On the day he was sworn into office, Jefferson County, Alabama’s largest municipality, was bankrupt—it just wasn’t in bankruptcy.

Before being elected to the commission, Carrington created one of the world’s first electronic catalogs—founded a software company that developed a cutting-edge inventory management system for independent retailers—and launched a NASCAR e-commerce website that gained national attention for how it respectfully handled the sport’s biggest tragedy.

As president of the county commission, Carrington and fellow Commissioners Sandra Little Brown, Joe Knight, and Jimmie Stephens surgically responded to the loss of more than 25% of the county’s operating revenues—filed for bankruptcy protection when there was no other viable option—and executed multiple operating and financial strategies that ultimately saved the county’s citizens millions of dollars in annual operating expenses and billions of dollars in future unwarranted debt payments

These adventures and more are chronicled in Carrington’s inside look at the open doors he walked through to get from Houston to and through what was the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history.

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