Alabama Broadcasters Association names Auburn alumnus, Trustee Jimmy Rane “Citizen of the Year”

J Rane with Citizen of the Year award at ABA

James W. “Jimmy” Rane, chairman, president and CEO of Great Southern Wood Holdings, Inc., was named “Citizen of the Year” by the Alabama Broadcasters Association earlier this week.  The award was presented at a luncheon during the group’s annual conference with hundreds of broadcasters from across the state in attendance. This award recognizes contributions to education, business, professional, civic or philanthropic efforts that have benefited Alabama citizens.  Rane is an Auburn University alumnus and serves as President Pro Tempore of the Board of Trustees.