Who is Toraine?
Toraine Norris is a self-described dreamer who loves big ideas and planting the seeds of change. Toraine is a native of Alabama. He has worked as a journalist for both The Tuscaloosa News and The Birmingham News. He is currently the Chief of Staff to the Mayor of Bessemer. A husband of one and father of two, Toraine currently resides in Pleasant Grove, Alabama. A 1997 graduate of The University of Alabama with a degree in Communications, Toraine is currently pursuing his Master of Public Administration at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (c/o 2021).