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Waller to be Interim CEO for MEC as Wilson Prepares to Retire

Scott Waller has been named Interim President & CEO of the Mississippi Economic Council effective May 1, in preparation for the planned retirement of 19-year CEO Blake Wilson on June 16, after a 47-year career, 37 in association work.

A native of Shubuta and a graduate of Mississippi State University, Waller is in his 11th year on staff at MEC, serving most recently as executive vice president & COO, focusing specifically on driving MEC’s legislative agenda, targeting communications and generating grassroots outreach on behalf of the MEC membership. He pioneered MEC’s popular Legislative Scrambler program and played pivotal roles in managing various Blueprint Mississippi research projects, most recently MEC’s transportation infrastructure initiative.

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Legislative Scrambler on Economic Development Set for March 1

MEC's Legislative Scrambler focusing on Economic Development will be held on Wednesday, March 1 at the Mississippi Museum of Art. The breakfast will begin at 7:30 a.m., and the event will conclude at 8:30.

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Toyota Makes $750,000 Grant to Support 2 Mississippi Museums Project

“This tremendous gift will support the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum and Museum of Mississippi History in Jackso...

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MDOT Releases Statewide Priority Project List

The deterioration of the state’s highway network is most noticeable along rural routes. Roads and bridges in these...

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Ingalls Shipbuilding Awards $100,000 in STEM Grants to 28 Gulf Coast Schools

This is the ninth year for Ingalls’ STEM program. The company has awarded more than $810,000 for STEM-related proj...

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Huntington Ingalls Industries Begins Fabrication of Destroyer Lenah H. Sutcliffe Higbee (DDG 123)

“Starting fabrication on another destroyer is a great way to start the year,” Ingalls Shipbuilding President...

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Huntington Ingalls Industries Authenticates Keel of National Security Cutter Midgett (WMSL 757)

The ship is named to honor John Allen Midgett, who was awarded the silver cup by the U.K. Board of Trade in 1918 for the...

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