• Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce, Inc. Announces 2019 Board of Directors and President, Kathy Springer

    MS GULF COAST- Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce, Inc. is pleased to announce Kathy Pizzetta Springer, Chief Executive Officer at United Way of South Mississippi will serve as the 2019 President of the Board of Directors. 

    Prior to joining the United Way, Springer was the Assistant Hospital Administrator at Merit Health Biloxi, working in Compliance and Privacy.  Throughout her career, she has served the United Way of South Mississippi as a Loaned Executive, Campaign Division Chair, Board Member and Harrison County Campaign Chairman.  Springer is a twenty-nine year member of the Rotary Club of Biloxi, serving as President in 1997 and is a three time Rotarian of the Year and a Paul Harris Fellow. She is a 1996 graduate of Leadership Gulf Coast, and she is a graduate of the Gulf Coast Business Councils Masters Leadership Program – Inaugural Class. 

    The Biloxi Lions Club named Springer “Outstanding Citizen of the Year” in 2012 and was the City of Biloxi’s “Volunteer of the Year” in 2008.  She is a member of the St. Patrick Catholic High School Advisory Board and the Diocese of Biloxi’s Diocesan School Board.  She also serves as a Board Member for the St. Vincent de Paul Community Pharmacy. Springer is a graduate of Biloxi High Schooland the University of Southern Mississippi.   

    Others serving on the 2019 Board of Directors are:

    Dorothy Wilson: President Elect, D. Wilson Associates/Gulf Coast Women’s Magazine
    Ryan Giles:    Immediate Past President, Traction Strong
    Adele  Lyons: Chief Executive Officer, Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce, Inc.
    David Duhe: Attorney, Balch & Bingham LLP  
    Sam Sandoz: Treasurer, Hancock Whitney Bank
    Christen Duhe: Chair, Biloxi Chamber of Commerce, MS Gulf Coast Community College
    Dr. Jonathan Woodward:  Chair, Gulfport Chamber of Commerce, MS Gulf Coast Community College
    Jennifer Glenn:  Chair, Long Beach Chamber of Commerce, The First, A National Banking Association
    Cindy Lamb: Chair, Pass Christian Chamber of Commerce, Pickering, Inc.
    Chris Loposser: Chair, Leadership Gulf Coast, Mississippi Power  
    Shay Smith:  Chair, Coast Young Professionals, Harrah's Gulf Coast
    Kimberly Rasmussen: Chair, Coast Centurion Association, MS Department of Marine Resources
    Cindy Duvall: Board of Directors, Mississippi Power  
    Emily Burke: Board of Directors, IP Casino Resort Spa
    Dr. Steve Miller: Board of Directors, University of Southern Mississippi -Gulf Park Campus
    Brooke Robbins: Board of Directors, Harrah's Gulf Coast
    Eric Chambless: Board of Directors, Community Bank
    Bud Jones: Board of Directors,  AGJ Systems & Networks
    Kady Beaoui Pietz: Board of Directors,   MS Gulf Coast Community College
    Alyson Smith: Board of Directors, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino
    Amber Olsen: Board of Directors, United MSD Foundation
    Leslie  Henderson:    Board of Directors, Lazy Magnolia Brewery
    Randy Rogers:  Board of Directors, Garden Park Medical Center
    Julie Gresham: Board of Directors, Huntington Ingalls
    Trey Hough:  Board of Directors, The First, A National Banking Association
    Anita Clarke: Board of Directors, C Spire
    Clay Wagner:  Chair, MGCCC Foundation, Hancock Whitney Bank
    Chris Fowler:  Chair, Chamber Champions, Cable One

    For more information regarding the 2019 Board of Directors of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce, visit mscoastchamber.com or call 228-604-0014.

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