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MS GULF COAST - The Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce, Inc. announces the 2020-2021 Board of Trustees for its Leadership Gulf Coast (LGC) program.

Kris Norton, of IP Casino Resort & Spa, will lead the Board of Trustees as its chair, with Andrew Ratcliffe of 1108 th TASMG, serving as chair-elect.

Also serving on the board are:

 Mark Alexander, Balch and Bingham, PLLC

 Tiffany Bell, Women’s Resource Center

 Dr. Racheal Butler, Coastal Family Health Center

 Carrie Cole, Coldwell Banker Alfonso Realty

 Shundral Cole, U.S. Attorney’s Office

 Kay Daneault, Mental Health Association of South Mississippi

 Andy Davis, Treasure Bay Casino

 Brent Fairley, Hancock Whitney

 Jenifer Freridge, William Carey University

 Matt Grice, Mississippi Power

 Dr. Alesia Haynes, William Carey University

 Leslie Kelley, Community Bank

 Stephanie Mathes, The Corps Network

 Pam Moeller, University of Southern Mississippi

 LeAnna Morgan Saucier, United Way of South Mississippi

 Jakavious Pickett, Praise Temple of Biloxi

 Michael Pocchiari, Garden Park Medical Center

 Rives Pringle, Hancock Whitney Bank

 Annette Rand, Doubletree by Hilton

 Chris Ryle, Gulfport Police Department

 Lauren SantaCruz, Memorial Hospital at Gulfport

 Angela Wolfe, Benjamin F. Edwards

 Dr. Russell Young, The First, A National Banking Association

Leadership Gulf Coast is a program of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce, Inc. 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 1,000 leaders have graduated from the program since its inception in 1990.

Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce, Inc.’s mission is to CONNECT, INFORM, ADVOCATE and DEVELOP. The mission is accomplished through a partnership with the Biloxi Chamber of Commerce, Gulfport Chamber of Commerce, Long Beach Chamber of Commerce, and Pass Christian Chamber of Commerce. Additional divisions of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce, Inc., include Coast Young Professionals, Leadership Gulf Coast, Coast Centurion Association, and the Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce Foundation. In 2014, the United States Chamber of Commerce awarded the Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce, Inc. with 4-Star Accreditation for its sound policies, effective organizational procedures, and positive impact on the community. Out of 7,000 chambers nationwide, the Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce, Inc. is in the top 3% and the only accredited chamber in the state of Mississippi.

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