Leadership Mississippi Holds First Session of 2019
Leadership Mississippi recently held its first session for the Class of 2019 in Jackson.
The session served as an orientation for the group, and also focused on state government. The class was treated to a tour of the State Capitol and heard from United States District Judge Carlton Reeves, Mississippi Supreme Court Justice James Maxwell II, and MEC CEO Scott Waller. They also participated in a personality profile assessment and a congressional insight activity, as well as a leadership development session with Dr. Samuel Jones.
The next session for the Class of 2019 will be held on March 28-29 in Meridian.
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Leadership Mississippi Celebrates 54 Graduates
MEC's Leadership Mississippi program is proud to announce the 54 graduates of the Class of 2018.
The Class of 2018 celebrated their completion of the program at a graduation ceremony held at the Mississippi Museum of Art in Jackson on December 7, 2018. Participants completed five sessions in locations across Mississippi, including Jackson, Oxford, the Mississippi Gulf Coast, Tunica, and Columbus.
Leadership Mississippi is the second oldest statewide leadership program in the nation and is conducted by the M.B. Swayze Foundation. Since its inception in 1974, Leadership Mississippi has graduated more than 1,500 alumni active in Mississippi business and politics. Mississippi’s top business executives have participated in Leadership Mississippi as a way to expand their networks.
Congratulations to the Leadership Mississippi Class of 2018!
Everett R. Chinn
Jennifer B. Easley
Jason J. Fabre Jr.
Dr. Tangela N. Hales, PhD, RN
Tyrone C. Hendrix, Sr.
Gary Hutson Emlyn Jackson
Jennifer R. Johnson
Jo Carol Kieffer
Matthew D. Miller
Elizabeth B. Myles, Ph.D.
Dr. Sebrina Palmer
Carla Marie McPherson-Rushing
LTC Deidre D. Smith
Brigadier General Joe Spraggins
Darrell W. Temple
Tyler S. Walker
Mary Cates Williams