Meet the Owners
A Brother and Sister Team
Julie Smith Madison
Julie Smith Madison was raised in Fayette Co. and is a 1994 graduate of Hubbertville High school. She attended the University of Alabama where she majored in Communication disorders. After graduation she and her husband, Matt Madison, moved to the Birmingham area. Julie was a stay at home mom after the birth of their daughters Kathrine and Emma. After living in Birmingham, the couple along with their two children moved to Prattville, Alabama. In 2010 the couple started looking for an opportunity to come home to their roots. An interest in having land and their girls passion for horseback riding were the catalyst for the decision to try and move back to Fayette Co. In 2011 the couple started building a home on some family land. Julie has worked for the school system working with preschool aged special needs students in Fayette Co. Matt currently works for 3M. Both Kathrine and Emma love horses and have enjoyed growing their small farm to include dairy goats. The family is excited for this next chapter in their lives and can’t wait to see what the future holds for Alabama Sunshine!
David Lee Smith
David attended elementary and middle school in Fayette, Alabama. David graduated in 1999 from Columbus East High School in Columbus, Indiana. He attended Vincennes University for a while, but soon returned to Columbus to work full time as a production worker at the ArvinMeritor/AK Tubing Facility. When his parents retired and moved back to Alabama, David came back to Alabama with them. He attended Shelton State Community College for several semesters, while working full time at ZF Industries in Northport, Alabama for five years. David is an avid hunter and has taken several big game trophies around North America. He also enjoys archery, golf, antique cars, and fishing.