Gregg Armstrong



Gregg Armstrong

Gregg Armstrong

Age: 46

Born in/resides in: Born in Birmingham; resides in Dallas-Selfville

Family details: Married to Angie Thomas Armstrong with two children: Hannah, 13, and Charlie, 8 Education

Graduated Locust Fork High School, 1986. Attended Wallace State Community College; attended Jacksonville State University to study government and economics. Took Property Tax Administration professional training class at Auburn University Center for Governmental Services. Work background

•Long’s Boiler, 1986-1987

•Independent Life Insurance Company, 1988-1989
•Locust Fork Baptist Church youth minister
•Blount County Board of Education member, 1992-2012
•Currently serving as Blount County Revenue
Commissioner, appointed 2012
•Currently serving as minister of music at Locust Fork
Baptist Church
•Current part owner of C.A.T.S. Carbon, Hayden

What are your qualifications for the job of revenue
commissioner?
•only candidate to serve as Blount County revenue
commissioner
•held supervisory position for more than 20 years
•oversaw management of staff and budget ($60 million annual) for county’s largest employer while serving
as president of Blount County Board of Education
•desire to serve the people

Describe the role the revenue commission plays in
county government.
•represents people of Blount County
•manages 25 employees responsible for mapping,
appraising, assessing, collecting property taxes, vehicle
licensing, and mobile home registration and titles
• grants tax exemptions and disperses taxes to the
state, the county, municipalities, and other entities

What would you do to improve its efficiency and/or
effectiveness if elected?
•keep Blount County on the cutting edge of technology
•keep customer service a top priority
•maintain top-of-the-line Web site, online payment
system, and smart phone tag renewal app
•work to continue to keep Hayden Annex open five
days a week

Candidate’s statement to voters

“It’s been my honor to serve as your revenue commissioner for the past 20 months. I love Blount County with all my heart, and I’ve given the last 22 years of my life to make it an even better place. Since being in office, I have proven I can do the job with improvements made through technology and customer service. I am proud that leaders from other counties are coming to Blount County to see what we are doing to accommodate our customers. The door to my office will always be open. I ask for your vote and let’s keep Blount County moving forward.”