About Rich Hobson
Rich Hobson, who hails from Enterprise, Alabama, has a long-standing record of being a strong Christian conservative leader. Rich recently ended his service as the Campaign Manager for the Judge Roy Moore for U.S. Senate Campaign. Twice, Rich was the Administrative Director of the Alabama Judicial System from 2013-2016 and from 2001-2003. In that capacity he oversaw a budget of over $180 million for the 2000 employees and elected officials throughout the State who make up the Alabama Court System.
During his 20-year career with the State Court System Rich authored the Trial Court Security Plan for all trial courts in the State of Alabama. Rich also implemented efficient practices saving millions of taxpayers’ dollars, including the Judicial Volunteer Program and the expansion of the State Judicial Information System and Alacourt.com for the Alabama Court System.
From the years 2003-2013, Rich was the Executive Director of the Foundation for Moral Law, a non-profit legal organization, which fought for the rights of citizens to acknowledge God across our Nation. Rich and his wife of 35 years, Susie, live in Montgomery, Alabama, and have two married daughters and a grandson and granddaughter.
The Hobsons worship at Lakeview Baptist Church where Rich serves as a deacon, leads the Young Adult Sunday School Class and is the leader of the praise band.
Rich is a trained mediator and a former adjunct professor in the Department of Criminal Justice at Faulkner University. He is the past Governor of the Alabama Society of Mayflower Descendants, former State Chairman of the Alabama Child Evangelism Board, and Prince Institute Advisory Board member.
Rich is also past president of the Central Alabama Laubach Literacy Board, the Good Morning Montgomery Kiwanis Club, the Emerald Mountain Christian School Parent/Teacher Fellowship, and is the former worship leader for Celebrate Recovery at Cloverdale Baptist Church in Montgomery.
Rich served in the United States Air Force as a reservist from 1985-1991.
Hobbies include: running, reading, and playing guitar and singing in the Christian rock band, WoodScott. A native of Enterprise, Alabama, Rich earned his A.A. from Enterprise State Junior College and his B.A., M.A., and Doctorate of Public Administration from the University of Alabama.