Will Ainsworth

Updated: August 07, 2022 at 12:09 AM CST

General Information

Who is Will Ainsworth?
Will Ainsworth

Will Ainsworth was born in Birmingham and grew up in Boaz, raised by loving parents who instilled in him a core set of Christian conservative values. His mother, Sharon, serves as director of the Real Life Crisis Pregnancy Center. His father, Billy, is a respected businessman, church leader, and community leader who exemplified a daily example of hard work and integrity.

After graduating with a degree in Marketing from Auburn University, Will returned to Marshall County and was employed as a youth pastor at Albertville’s Grace Fellowship Church.

Seeking a way to turn his passion for hunting and fishing into a business, he and his brother, Austin, later opened Dream Ranch, which is now one of the most recognized sportsmen’s lodges in the United States. Will also founded the Tennessee Valley Hunting and Fishing Expo, one of the largest trade shows of its kind in the Southeast with more than 20,000 attendees annually. Will has been in the development business — starting with recreational properties and now residential — for over 15 years. He owns Ainsworth Real Estate and Ainsworth Homes located in Guntersville.

Elected to the Alabama House of Representatives in 2014, Will championed a push for ethics reform. As a member of the House Ethics Committee, he signed Articles of Impeachment against Robert Bentley and introduced a strict term limits bill. Will also sponsored recall legislation that would allow the public to remove elected officials who abuse their office. Rather than addressing ethics violations only after wrongdoing occurs, Will has taken steps to give the epidemic of corruption affecting the Alabama Capitol Building and State House a strong dose of preventative medicine.

Elected as Lt. Governor in 2018, Will has been a strong conservative reformer and staunch advocate for jobs and high-quality public education programs. He chairs the Military Stability Commission and has helped pass legislation to make Alabama the most military- and veteran-friendly state in the country. Will is also the national chair of the Aerospace States Association and is excited to see Space Command Headquarters coming to Alabama. Will launch an Aerospace Internship program, as well as an Aerospace Supplier program.

Additionally, he chairs the Small Business Commission and is unflinchingly committed to lower taxes, slashing regulations, and giving small businesses fair opportunities to compete and prosper. Will also has a passion for workforce development and has already secured funding in our K-12 schools as well as community colleges with a goal to make Alabama the nation’s workforce engine.

Will is married to the former Kendall Foster, and they have three children: twins, Hunter and Hays, and a daughter, Addie. When not working, Will enjoys spending time with his family in the outdoors, coaching and playing sports, and teaching his children the same life lessons and Christian values his parents taught him.

The Ainsworths are members of Gilliam Springs Baptist Church in Arab, where Kendall teaches the Children's Sunday School Class.

Status: Lieutenant Governor of Alabama
Party: Republican
Social Media:
Birthday: March 22, 1981 41

Contact Information

Known contact information for Will Ainsworth from Guntersville, AL.

  • 11 South Union Street
    Montgomery, AL 36130
  • Phone: 334-261-9590
  • Official Email: [email protected]

Education Information

Known educational history for Will Ainsworth from Guntersville, AL.

  • BA, Marketing, Auburn University

Political Information

Known political history for Will Ainsworth from Guntersville, AL.

  • Candidate, Lieutenant Governor of Alabama, 2018, 2022
  • Lieutenant Governor, State of Alabama, 2019-present
  • President, Alabama State Senate, 2019-present
  • Representative, Alabama State House of Representatives, District 27, 2014-2018

Professions Information

Known professional history for Will Ainsworth from Guntersville, AL.

  • Co-Founder, Tennessee Valley Hunting and Fishing Expo
  • Co-Founder, Dream Ranch
  • Owner, Ainsworth Real Estate and Ainsworth Homes

Congressional Information

Known congressional history for Will Ainsworth from Guntersville, AL.

  • Former Member, Transportation, Utilities and Infrastructure Committee, Alabama State House of Representatives
  • Former Member, Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee, Alabama State House of Representatives
  • Former Member, Ethics and Campaign Finance Committee, Alabama State House of Representatives
  • Former Member, Agriculture and Forestry Committee, Alabama State House of Representatives
  • Former Member, Joint Legislative Committee on State Parks, Alabama State House of Representatives

Election History

Will Ainsworth from Guntersville, AL has participated in elections listed below in the state of Alabama.

Sponsored Bills

View legislative bills that Will Ainsworth has sponsored.

HB 435
Public education, administrative personnel or teachers authorized to carry pistols on school property, certain qualifications required
HB 268
Taxation, tax credit for private intrastate adoptions, applicable to any private adoptions, Secs. 40-18-360, 40-18-361 am'd.
HB 100
Co. commissions, bank depository, requirement to select in December of each year deleted, Sec. 11-4-41 am'd.

HB595
Marshall Co., wastewater systems, privately owned, subject to oversight by Public Service Commission
HB544
Recall of elected state officers, const. amend.
HB519
All-terrain vehicles and recreational off-highway vehicles, registration authorized on voluntary basis with ALEA, fees, deposit in off-road vehicle account
HB376
Sewer systems, community and cluster wastewater systems, regulation by Public Service Commission, Sec. 22-25B-1 am'd.
HB300
Legislature, term limits, members of Senate and House of Representatives limited to two full terms, const. amend.

HB501
Recall of elected state officers, const. amend.
HB421
Prohibited contact between school employee and student, crime established, Sec. 13A-6-84 added
HB420
Controlled substances, children, exposure to by mother, to include child in utero, venue established, presumption of guilt created by positive drug test at time of birth, Sec. 26-15-3.2 am'd.
HB171
Sewer systems, community and cluster wastewater systems, regulation by Public Service Commission, Sec. 22-25B-1 am'd.
HB147
Feral swine, declaration as destructive and invasive species, Conservation and Natural Resources Dept. authorized to adopt rules to reduce population and protect public health and property
HB53
Ethics law, retired director, chief or division chief, employment by contract for transition period authorized, prohibition on former government employee serving as a lobbyist before former employer, include working under contract, Sec. 36-25-13 am'd.

HB501
Recall of elected state officers, const. amend.
HB421
Prohibited contact between school employee and student, crime established, Sec. 13A-6-84 added
HB420
Controlled substances, children, exposure to by mother, to include child in utero, venue established, presumption of guilt created by positive drug test at time of birth, Sec. 26-15-3.2 am'd.
HB171
Sewer systems, community and cluster wastewater systems, regulation by Public Service Commission, Sec. 22-25B-1 am'd.
HB147
Feral swine, declaration as destructive and invasive species, Conservation and Natural Resources Dept. authorized to adopt rules to reduce population and protect public health and property
HB53
Ethics law, retired director, chief or division chief, employment by contract for transition period authorized, prohibition on former government employee serving as a lobbyist before former employer, include working under contract, Sec. 36-25-13 am'd.

HB692
Marshall Co., alcoholic beverages, city council to regulate the sale of, election
HB662
Guntersville, annexation, prior acts validated
HB656
Alabama Recurring Revenue Fund, established, to receive certain percentages of recurring revenue sources of the Education Trust Fund and the State General Fund
HB533
Taxation, state tax revenue, distribution, provided further for, Secs. 2-21-24, 2-22-9, 2-23-5, 2-26-15, 8-17-91, 9-13-84, 10A-1-4.31, 22-21-24, 22-21-46, 22-27-17, 22-30B-2.1, 22-40A-15, 27-4-2, 27-4A-3, 28-3-74, 28-3-184, 28-3-200, 28-3-201, 28-3-202, 28-3-203, 28-3-204, 28-7-16, 32-2-8, 32-6-5, 32-6-6.1, 32-6-49.19, 32-8-6, 33-5-10, 38-4-12, 38-4-12.1, 38-4-13, 40-1-31, 40-8-3, 40-12-246.1, 40-12-318, 40-17-223, 40-17-360, 40-21-51, 40-21-87, 40-21-107, 40-21-123, 40-23-2, 40-23-35, 40-23-50, 40-23-61, 40-23-77, 40-23-85, 40-23-108, 40-23-174, 40-25-23, 40-26-20 am'd.
HB254
Elections, Secretary of State authorized to share voter lists with other states free of charge, state agencies and Dept. of Public Safety to provide information and data to Secretary of State to maintain voter registration database, Sec. 17-4-38 am'd.

HB17
Cosmetology and Barbering, Alabama Board of, schools of cosmetology and barbering, provide training programs above secondary level, Secs. 34-7B-1, 34-7B-26 am'd.
HB13
Alabama Recurring Revenue Fund, established, to receive certain percentages of recurring revenue sources of the Education Trust Fund and the State General Fund

HB38
Appropriation process, shared revenue fund established, distribution of certain revenue above amount of revenue in the General Fund and Education Trust Fund prior to act

Related Articles

The below links are relevant to Will Ainsworth from Guntersville, AL and are articles or opinion pieces published on Bama Politics. Are you Will Ainsworth? Do you have an opinion on Will Ainsworth? Publish an article in our opinion section and your article will appear here. A great way for our visitors to find your content and learn more about your views. Use this contact form to find out how.

Back To Top