• Coast Young Professionals announces 2024 Board and Chair, Christian Hartley

    Coast Young Professionals is pleased to announce that Christian Hartley has been appointed as the Chair of Coast Young Professionals. Christian Hartley is the Market President of Cadence Bank in Pascagoula.

    Christian is a proud alumna of MGCCC and William Carey University, and she serves on numerous boards, including United Way of Jackson George and Greene Counties, Mississippi Young Bankers, Jackson County Chamber of Commerce, and the Home of Grace.

    Christian is consistently recognized for her devotion to the community and her industry leadership. She was recently named as the recipient of the prestigious Jolly P. McCarty Leadership Award of Excellence. Some of her other accomplishments include Gulf Coast Top 10 Business Leaders Under 40, MGCCC Alumni of the Year, Ambassador of the Year for Jackson County Chamber of Commerce, and one of Gulf Coast Woman Magazine’s 100 Successful Women to Know.

    Christian is a life-long resident of Gautier and is a member of Jesus Christ Baptist Church in Ocean Springs. 

    2024 Coast Young Professionals Board of Directors
    Christian Hartley, Chair
    Jase Payne, Past Chair
    Gardner Hewes, Chair-Elect
    Grace Russell, Treasurer
    Anthony Lopez
    Melissa Hewes
    Sawyer  Walters
    Scarlett Rogers Green
    Taylor Wilson
    Joshua Borden
    Janet Schnurr
    Morgan Bogolin
    Brittany Fountain
    Antoine Taylor
    Samantha Loomis
    Laithan Simmerman
    Annie Sanders
    Tristan Balderacchi
    Mary Katherine Filipich
    Denise Johnson