• LEADERSHIP GULF COAST ANNOUNCES 2018-2019 CLASS

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    September 10, 2018
    The Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce, Inc. has announced the 29th class of local business and community leaders selected to participate in its Leadership Gulf Coast program.
    “Leadership Gulf Coast welcomed its 29th class of business and community leaders from across South Mississippi,” said Adele Lyons, Chief Executive Officer of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce. “We’ve got another impressive class of 38 individuals who will engage in issues and opportunities facing the Mississippi Gulf Coast while building the important relationships needed to help bring solution to some of our area’s greatest challenges.”
    Selected for the 2018-2019 Leadership Gulf Coast Class are:
    • Tiffany D. Bell, Women's Resource Center
    • Donald Bond III, Coast Electric Power Association
    • Leslie Bonnikson, Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport
    • Matthew Carpenter, Aladdin Construction
    • Carrie Ann Cole, Coldwell Banker Alfonso Realty
    • Austin Coomer,  Gulf Coast Restaurant Group
    • Adam Cooper,  City of Gulfport - Police Department
    • Andrew Davis, Treasure Bay Casino
    • Hunter Day,  BancorpSouth Bank
    • Hunter Easterling,  The First, ANBA
    • Marshall Eleuterius,  Community Bank
    • Crystal Felsher, Singing River Health System
    • Kevin Felsher,  Coldwell Banker Alfonso Commercial
    • John D. Folding,  John D. Folding & Associates
    • Jenifer Freridge, William Carey University
    • Dannah Gibbons, WLOX
    • Delinda Hanson, Goodwill Industries of South MS
    • Mia T. James, Ingalls Shipbuilding
    • Dawn Lieck, Speedy Cash
    • Michael Malenfant,  Balch & Bingham
    • John Marquez, Jr.,  MS Wildlife Federation
    • Nicole Miller,  IP Casino
    • Megan Mills, Alexander, Van Loon, Sloan, Levens & Favre, PLLC 
    • Kaila Moran Griffith, MS Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce
    • Kevin Mullen, Brown Mitchell Alexander
    • Dr. Jeremy Parker, Back Bay Family Dentistry
    • Scarlett Rogers, Coastal Family Health Center
    • Keva Scott, Boys & Girls Club of the Gulf Coast
    • Lindsey Storey Shelton, The University of Southern MS
    • Tracie Strayham, Lamey Electric, Inc.
    • Robert Stringer, Garden Park Medical Center
    • Ladd Taylor, Mississipi Gulf Coast Community College
    • Steven A. Twedt,  Neel Schaffer
    • Tammy Tynes, Cameron Bell Properties
    • Veronica Weaver, City of Gulfport
    • Brittany Wilem, The Wilem Group
    • Mary Turnage Williams, City of Biloxi
    • Marci  R. Wilson, Hancock Whitney Bank
    Leadership Gulf Coast, a division of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce, Inc., is a program designed to prepare the area’s current and potential leaders for the future. The program’s goal is to understand real problems and opportunities in the local community, and to create a communication network between present and emerging leaders dedicated to the improvement of the Mississippi Gulf Coast. More than 900 leaders have graduated from the program since its inception in 1990.
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