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Mississippi Directory of Economic Development Organizations

Mississippi Directory of Economic Development Organizations.

Quick Facts

Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant

Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant

  • Capital: Jackson
  • Population (2015 Est.): 2,992,333
  • Largest Cities (2015): Jackson, 170,674; Gulfport, 71,856; Southaven, 52,589; Hattiesburg, 46,805; Biloxi, 45,637
  • Targeted Industries: Aerospace, Energy, Agribusiness, Automotive, Healthcare, Advanced Manufacturing, Shipbuilding
  • Key Incentives: Mississippi Works Fund, Advantage Jobs Rebate Program, Jobs Tax Credit, Growth & Prosperity Area Tax Incentives, Development Infrastructure Program, Workforce Training Grant, Sales & Use Tax Exemption for New Construction/Expansion
  • GDP (All Industry 2015): $107.1 billion*

*Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce

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State Listings

  • Mississippi Development Authority

    Billy Klauser
    Chief Economic Development Officer
    P.O. Box 1640
    Jackson, MS 39205
    P: 601-359-5769
    [email protected]
    www.mississippi.org
  • Mississippi Economic Development Council (MEDC)

    Mary Swoope
    Executive Director & COO
    1675 Lakeland Drive, Suite 502
    Jackson, MS 39216
    P: 601-352-1909
    [email protected]
    www.medc.ms

 

Utility Listings

  • Entergy Mississippi, Inc.

    Ed Garner
    Director of Business & Economic Development
    P.O. Box 1640
    Jackson, MS 39215
    P: 601-969-2470
    [email protected]
    www.entergy-mississippi.com/
  • Mega Mississippi

    Gena Lentz
    Economic Development Services Manager
    P.O. Box 4079
    Gulfport, MS 39502
    P: 601-545-4143
    [email protected]
    www.megamississippi.com
  • Mississippi Power

    Brian Useforge
    Economic Development Director
    2992 West Beach Boulevard, P.O. Box 4079
    Gulfport, MS 39502
    P: 228-865-5824
    [email protected]
    www.mississippipower.com
  • Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway

    Mitch Mays
    Administrator
    P.O. Drawer 671
    Columbus, MS 39703
    P: 662-328-3286
    [email protected]
    www.tenntom.org
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Regional Listings

  • Area Development Partnership (Greater Hattiesburg)

    Todd Jackson
    Business Development Manager
    One Convention Center Plaza
    Hattiesburg, MS 39401
    P: 601-296-7509
    [email protected]
    www.theadp.com
  • Greater Jackson Alliance

    Greg Word
    Vice President of Economic Development
    201 South President Street
    Jackson, MS 39201
    P: 601-948-7575, ext. 240
    [email protected]
    www.greaterjacksonms.com
  • Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce

    Kimberly Nastasi, IOM
    CEO
    11975 East Seaway Road
    Gulfport, MS 39503
    P: 228-604-0014
    [email protected]
    www.mscoastchamber.com
  • North Mississippi Industrial Development Association

    Joseph T. Geddie
    Executive Director
    757 East Main Street, P.O. Box 718
    West Point, MS 39773
    P: 662-494-4633
    [email protected]
    www.nmida.com
  • Southern Mississippi Planning & Development District

    Leonard Bentz
    Executive Director
    9229 Highway 49
    Gulfport, MS 39503
    P: 228-868-2311
    [email protected]
    www.smpdd.com

 

County Listings

  • City of Corinth & Alcorn County Alliance

    Gary Chandler
    President & COO
    810 Tate Street
    Corinth, MS 38834
    P: 662-287-5269
    [email protected]
    www.corinthalliance.com
  • Community Development Foundation of Tupelo/Lee County

    Hunter Aycock
    Director of Business Development
    398 East Main Street
    Tupelo, MS 38804
    P: 662-842-4521
    [email protected]
    www.cdfms.org
  • DeSoto County Economic Development Council

    Jim Flanagan
    President & CEO
    316 West Commerce Street
    Hernando, MS 38632
    P: 662-429-4414
    [email protected]
    www.desotocounty.com
  • East Mississippi Business Development Corporation

    Bill Hannah
    President & CEO
    1901 Front Street, Suite A, P.O. Box 790
    Meridian, MS 3930139301
    P: 601-693-1306
    [email protected]
    www.embdc.org
  • Golden Triangle Development Link

    Joe Max Higgins, Jr.
    CEO
    1102 Main Street, P.O. Box 1328
    Columbus, MS 39703
    P: 662-328-8369
    [email protected]
    www.gtrlink.org
  • Greenwood-Leflore Economic Development Foundation

    Angela Curry
    Executive Director
    402 Highway 82 Bypass, P.O. Box 26
    Greenwood, MS 38935-0026
    P: 662-453-5321
    [email protected]
    www.greenwoodms.com
  • Grenada County Economic Development District

    Pablo Diaz, CEcD
    Executive Director
    2000 Gateway Street, Suite A
    Grenada, MS 38901
    P: 662-229-9502
    [email protected]
    www.grenadameansbusiness.com
  • Harrison County Development Commission

    Bill Hessell
    Executive Director
    12281 Intraplex Parkway
    Gulfport, MS 39503
    P: 228-896-5020, ext. 106
    [email protected]
    www.mscoast.org
  • Jackson County Economic Development Foundation, Inc.

    George L. Freeland, Jr.
    Executive Director
    3033 Pascagoula Street, P.O. Drawer 1558
    Pascagoula, MS 39568-1558
    P: 228-769-6263
    [email protected]
    www.jcedf.org
  • Kemper County Economic Development Authority

    Craig Hitt
    Executive Director
    14062 Highway 16 W
    DeKalb, MS 39328
    P: 601-743-2754
    [email protected]
    www.kempercounty.com
  • Lamar County Economic Development

    Chuck Bennett
    County Administrator
    403 Main Street
    Purvis, MS 39475
    P: 601-794-3406
    [email protected]
    www.lamarcounty.com
  • Madison County Economic Development Authority

    Danielle Winningham
    Business Development Manager
    623 Highland Colony Parkway, Suite 202
    Ridgeland, MS 39157
    P: 601-605-0368
    [email protected]
    www.madisoncountyeda.com
  • Oxford-Lafayette County Economic Development Foundation

    Jon Maynard
    President & CEO
    299 West Jackson Avenue, P.O. Box 108
    Oxford, MS 38655
    P: 662-234-4651
    [email protected]
    economic.oxfordms.com
  • Panola Partnership, Inc.

    Sonny Simmons
    CEO
    150A Public Square
    Batesville, MS 38606
    P: 662-563-3126
    [email protected]
    economic.panolacounty.com
  • Partners for Pearl River County

    Ron Fine
    Executive Director
    P.O. Box 278
    Picayune, MS 39466
    P: 601-749-4919
    [email protected]
    www.partners.ms
  • Pike County Economic Development District

    Wayne Sterling
    Executive Director
    Southwest Mississippi Community College, 1156 College Drive
    Summit, MS 39666
    P: 601-465-0255
    [email protected]
    www.gopikems.com
  • Rankin First Economic Development Authority

    Tom Troxler
    Executive Director
    P.O. Box 129
    Brandon, MS 39043
    P: 601-825-2268
    [email protected]
    www.rankinfirst.com
  • Tishomingo County Development Foundation

    Gary Matthews
    Executive Director
    1001 Battleground Drive
    Luka, MS 38852
    P: 662-423-9933
    [email protected]
    www.tishomingo.org
  • Walthall County Economic Development Authority

    Pam Keaton
    Economic Developer
    P.O. Box 227
    Tylertown, MS 39667
    P: 601-876-2680
    [email protected]
    www.availablefacility.com
  • Winston County Economic Development District Partnership (WCEDDP)

    Gerald Mills, PCSD, IOM, CPM
    Executive Director
    311 West Park Street
    Louisville, MS 39339
    P: 662-773-8719
    [email protected]
    www.winstoncountyms.com

 

City Listings

  • (The) Innovation Center

    Stephen Whitt
    Executive Director
    1636 Popps Ferry Road, Suite 100
    Biloxi, MS 39532
    P: 228-392-9741
    [email protected]
    www.innovatems.com
  • City of Biloxi

    Jerry Creel
    Director, Community Development
    676 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
    Gulfport, MS 39530
    P: 228-435-6280
    [email protected]
    www.biloxi.ms.us/communitydevelopment/
  • City of Hattiesburg

    Johnny L. DuPree, Ph.D.
    Mayor
    P.O. Box 1898
    Hattiesburg, MS 39403
    P: 601-545-4501
    [email protected]
    www.hattiesburgms.com
  • Clinton Economic Development

    Curnis Upkins III
    Director
    300 Jefferson Street
    Clinton, MS 39060
    P: 601-353-6056
    [email protected]
    www.clintonms.org
  • D’Iberville Economic Development

    Jeff Taylor
    Director
    City Hall, 10383 Automall Parkway
    D'Iberville, MS 39540
    P: 228-392-7966
    [email protected]
    www.diberville.ms.us
  • Greater Starkville Development Partnership

    Shelby Stevenson
    Business Manager
    200 East Main Street
    Starkville, MS 39759
    P: 662-323-3322
    [email protected]
    www.starkville.org