Media Center

Stay abreast of economic development in Mississippi. From the Media Center, read our latest economic development announcements and blog posts, subscribe to our weekly economic development partner’s enewsletter, or download logos and browse brochures.

The Marketing & Communications Team promotes investment and job creation throughout the state by providing public relations, marketing, event planning, graphic design, website management, and advertising services to each of MDA’s divisions.

Media requests may be directed to MDA’s Public Relations Bureau Manager at 601.359.3740. Additional contact information can be found on the Marketing & Communications Team page.

ENewsletter

MDA’s eNewsletter is designed to keep our economic development partners informed on recent project announcements and events related to economic development in Mississippi. If you would like to be added to our mailing list and begin receiving MDA’s eNewsletter in your email inbox, please fill out the form on this page.

If you have an event for the calendar or a news item you would like to see featured in an upcoming issue, please send the information to Melissa Scallan for consideration.

To sign up to receive our emails, fill in the following fields and hit submit. Thanks, and welcome!

    *Required

    COMMUNITY TOOLKIT

    The MDA ToolBox allows Mississippi Development Authority to effectively pool resources and data to assist local Mississippi partners. This resource hub contains statewide and county information with tools that can be used by economic developers to aid communities in becoming more competitive in growing its existing industries and recruiting new business.

    Toolkit Contents

    Materials available include RFP Proposal Response Tools, Maps, One Pagers, Rankings, Business Leader Quotes, MDA Presentations, Videos, and more.

    To apply for registration to access to the MDA ToolBox, please provide the following information to the MDA Business Intelligence Department:

      *Required

      Marketing & Communications Team

      The Marketing & Communications Team promotes investment and job creation throughout the state by providing public relations, marketing, event planning, graphic design, website management, and advertising services to each of MDA’s divisions. Media requests may be directed to MDA’s Public Relations Bureau Manager at 601.359.3740.

      Laura Hipp
      Chief Marketing Officer
      601.359.3962
      lhipp@mississippi.org
      Tom VanHyning
      Tourism Economist & Data Analyst
      601.359.5753
      tvanhyning@mississippi.org
      Kirk Daniel
      Program Manager
      601.359.1996
      kdaniel@mississippi.org

      Events Bureau

      Dina Boucher
      Events Manager
      601.359.2902
      dboucher@mississippi.org

      Paula Travis
      Production Coordinator
      601.359.3607
      ptravis@mississippi.org

      Coral Radican
      One Mississippi Coordinator
      601.359.9176
      cedelen@mississippi.org

      Lisa Ferreri
      Budget
      601.359.2849
      lferreri@mississippi.org

      Janet Martin
      Print Production & Advertising Specialties
      601.359.3952
      jmartin@mississippi.org

      Branding & Digital Media

      Tate Nations
      Senior Brand Manager
      601.359.3041
      tnations@mississippi.org

      Ken Patterson
      Senior Graphic Designer
      601.359.2707
      kpatterson@mississippi.org

      Paul Hamblin
      Senior Web Manager
      601.359.5761
      phamblin@mississippi.org

      Brian Ballou
      Graphic Designer
      601.359.9242
      bballou@mississippi.org

      Sam Wells
      Social Media
      601.359.3426
      swells@mississippi.org

      Public Relations Bureau

      Tammy Craft
      601.359-2581
      tcraft@mississippi.org