MS GULF COAST - The Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce, Inc. has announced the 31st class of local business, and community leaders selected to participate in its Leadership Gulf Coast program.

    “Leadership Gulf Coast welcomed its 31st 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 35 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 2022-2023 Leadership Gulf Coast Class are:

    Thomas A. Allen Eley Guild Hardy Architects
    Jamie Lyn Barhanovich Cypress Environmental & Infrastructure
    Chris Boudreaux AllState - Chris Boudreaux
    Jeremy Compretta Community Bank
    Sarah Crisler-Ruskey Harrison County Library System
    Alex Davis Neel-Schaffer, Inc.
    Bobby Gillon Gulf Coast Impact Investments
    Patty Hammons Gulf Coast Community Foundation
    Vikki Steward Huggins Singing River Health System
    Courtney Jacobs IDR Agency
    Alisha Johnson Perry Gulf Coast Community Foundation
    Jennifer King Hancock Whitney Bank
    Jonathan McCaslin Coca-Cola United
    Latasha D. McCullar Blacklidge
    Carlos Anthony Moulds Ingalls Shipbuilding
    Elisabeth Naff Beau Rivage Resort & Casino
    Ravin Floyd Nettles City of Ocean Springs
    Tina M. Oakes AnderCorp, LLC
    Margaret O’Beirne Payment Mississippi Power Company
    Samuel C. Resultan Northwestern Mutual
    Benji James Richoux Hancock Whitney Bank
    Melvin J. Roland, III Mississippi Power Company
    Erin Rosetti Memorial Health System
    Maria Elaina Saylor Alexander Van Loon Sloan Levens and Favre
    Melissa Schnoor Singing River Health System
    Samantha S Sherrill City of Gulfport
    Amber Thomas Coldwell Banker Alfonso Realty
    Eric Valles Gulfport Fire Department
    Noelle J. Vautour IP Casino Resort Spa
    Dylan T. Wade Gulf States Engineering, Inc.
    Matt Walters Gulfport High School
    Tyler Watters Watters Architecture
    Kimberly Maria Weary Mississippi Dept. Child Protective Services
    Jennifer Williams Community Bank
    Tracy L. Yanez Accelerate Mississippi
    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 aims to understand real problems and opportunities in the local community and to create a communication network between present and emerging leaders dedicated to improving the Mississippi Gulf Coast. More than 900 leaders have graduated from the program since its inception in 1990.