Originally from the State of Mississippi, Mark has been directly involved in Economic Development for over 30 years and has been in Murray for over 15 years. He has worked in State Government as well as having vast experience at both the regional and local level. Mark has extensive experience in Industrial recruiting and working with existing industry. With a strong background in business finance and a passion for manufacturing, Mark is able to quickly bring together the incentives, infrastructure and workforce programs that bring creative solutions to companies both before and after the location decision is made.
Brad has 27 years of experience working with local economic development organizations, governments, businesses and other community organizations. His focus and expertise lie with project funding and management having completed numerous projects in the eight-county area he has served. He is always searching for new and creative ways to make a project work that is beneficial for the company and the community. Brad has extensive contacts with state and federal agencies that aid in the ability to develop new projects.
Joining the MCEDC in 2005, Jo Ann brings a wealth of experience from having worked in manufacturing and transportation. As a result, her transition into economic development has been a huge plus for the organization. During her time at the MCEDC Jo Ann has become instrumental in recruiting support, prospect package development, and managing the day to day operations of the organization.