Board of Directors

The JCEDF Board of Directors are a group of local professionals, leaders and officials dedicated to providing opportunities for businesses in Jackson county. Board members partner with the staff to find ways to grow and improve the county’s economy and ensure exceptional quality of life for everyone who live and works in Jackson county Mississippi.


Jerry St. Pé, Chairman
Corporate Sector at Large

Jim Estabrook Photo copy

Jim Estabrook, Vice-Chairman
Corporate Sector at Large

Cumbestflip Royce Cumbest, Treasurer 
Corporate Sector at Large
Cronin Greg Cronin
Corporate Sector at Large
BCuccias 028-2 copy Brian Cuccias
Corporate Sector at Large
Bruce-Chinn Bruce Chinn
Corporate Sector at Large
Knecht Den Knecht
Corporate Sector at Large
Cynthia-Baber-Strunk Cynthia Baber-Strunk
Corporate Sector at Large
Ross Troy Ross
President, Jackson County Board of Supervisors
HarrisMelton Melton Harris
Jackson County Board of Supervisors
Easley Wallace Easley
Jackson County Port Authority 
g-williams Greg Williams
Jackson County Port Authority
Moran Mayor Connie Moran
City of Ocean Springs 
GordonGollott Mayor Gordon Gollott
City of Gautier 
Mayor Jim Blevins Mayor Jim Blevins   
City of Pascagoula 
BillyBroomfield Mayor Billy Broomfield
City of Moss Point 

Ingalls wins NSC contract

PASCAGOULA, Miss. -- Ingalls Shipbuilding division has received a $497 million fixed-price, incentive-fee contract from the U.S. Coast Guard to build

Navy orders more MQ-8Cs

Northrop Grumman is set to build 10 additional MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopters for the U. S. Navy, giving maritime commanders persistent, real-time intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR). It brings to

Senators praise Northrop over contract

MOSS POINT, Miss. – Sens. Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker praised Northrop Grumman and the city for two separate contracts to build additional

Call Toll-Free: (800) 362-0103  •  Fax: (228) 762-8431  •  Email:  P.O. Drawer 1558, Pascagoula, MS 39568-1558   
©2015, Jackson County Economic Development Foundation, Inc.