Chad Driskell Chairman
The University of Southern Mississippi
Hoppy Cole Vice Chair
The First, A National Banking Association
Rob Tatum Treasurer
CR Properties, LLC
Abb Payne Immediate Past Chair
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
John Griffith Member At-Large
John A. Johnson Member At-Large
Hood Companies, Inc.

Board of Directors

Allen Anderson Anderson Design Center
Ronnie Blackwell Clearpoint Consulting Engineers, P.A.
Stan Causey Stan Causey Sate Farm
Chris Dunkley Hattiesburg Coca-Cola
Kristy Gould Hattiesburg Clinic
Anthony Harris Pearl River Valley Electric Power Association
Greg Hodges Hancock Whitney
Charlie Lewis Trustmark National Bank
Susan Riley Topp McWhorter Harvey, PLLC
Lara Thrash Coldwell Banker Don Nace, Inc. Realtors
Steven Warren Warren Paving, Inc.

Ex-Officio Members

Joe Bounds Lamar County Board of Supervisors
Mayor Toby Barker City of Hattiesburg
David Hogan Forrest County Board of Supervisors
Mayor Hal Marx City of Petal
Joe Stevens Board Attorney
Wise, Carter, Child & Caraway, PA
Tommy Walley Perry County Board of Supervisors