Todd Cotton was appointed as the Acting Commissioner of the Alabama Department of Senior Services by Governor Kay Ivey on July 15, 2017. Cotton was previously the Chief Fiscal Officer and Assistant Commissioner of the Alabama Department of Senior Services since 2015. Prior to his current role, he served in the accounting division since 1997 when he joined Senior Services from the Alabama Medicaid Agency where he had served since 1990. Cotton holds a bachelor of science in business administration with an emphasis in accounting from Auburn University at Montgomery. He is married to Mayte’ Cotton and the couple has one adult son and a teenaged daughter.