Abb Payne Chairman
Camellia Home Health and Hospice
Chad Driskell Vice Chair
The University of Southern Mississippi
Hoppy Cole Treasurer
The First, A National Banking Association
Evan Dillard Immediate Past Chair
Forrest Health
Chad Newell President
Area Development Partnership

Executive Committee

Jeff Bowman Economic Development Division Chair
Cooperative Energy
Grant Walker Chamber of Commerce Division Chair
Roman Galey Member At-Large
SouthGroup Insurance
Michael Harvey Member At-Large
Mississippi Power
Rob Tatum Member At-Large
CR Properties, LLC

Board of Directors

Allen Anderson Anderson Design Center
Ronnie Blackwell Clearpoint Consulting Engineers, P.A.
David Burckel Southern Bone and Joint
Chris Dunkley Hattiesburg Coca-Cola
Kristy Gould Hattiesburg Clinic
John Griffith Regions Bank
Anthony Harris Pearl River Valley Electric Power Association
John A. Johnson Hood Companies, Inc.
Van Jones After School Academics & Arts Program
Charlie Lewis Trustmark National Bank
Susan Riley Topp McWhorter Harvey, PLLC

Ex-Officio Members

Joe Bounds Lamar County Board of Supervisors
Mayor Toby Barker City of Hattiesburg
James K. Dukes Forrest County Industrial Park Commission
David Hogan Forrest County Board of Supervisors
Frank James Hattiesburg Tourism Commission
Mayor Hal Marx City of Petal
Andy Stetelman Hattiesburg Convention Commission
London & Stetelman Commercial Realtors
Joe Stevens Board Attorney
Wise, Carter, Child & Caraway, PA
Tommy Walley Perry County Board of Supervisors