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.


Jim Estabrook, Chairman
Corporate Sector at Large


Royce Cumbest, Vice-Chairman
Corporate Sector at Large


Greg Cronin, Treasurer
Corporate Sector at Large


Jerry St. Pé
Corporate Sector at Large


Cynthia Baber-Strunk
Corporate Sector at Large

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Corporate Sector at Large
Cavote.Chris-web Chris Cavote
Corporate Sector at Large
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Corporate Sector at Large
Ken Taylor Ken Taylor
President, Jackson County Board of Supervisors
Randy Bosarge Randy Bosarge
Jackson County Board of Supervisors
easley Wallace Easley
Jackson County Port Authority 
williams Greg Williams
Jackson County Port Authority
torjusen Mayor Phil Torjusen
City of Gautier 
king Mayor Mario King
City of Moss Point
dobson Mayor Shea Dobson
City of Ocean Springs
maxwell Mayor Dane Maxwell   
City of Pascagoula 

DHS picks Mississippi

Mississippi State University in Starkville was chosen by the Department of Homeland Security as a base of operations for drone research. Research

B&D expands, creating 35 jobs

B&D Plastics, LLC is expanding in Gautier, Miss., a $750,000 corporate investment that will create 35 jobs. B&D Plastics is one of the

Northrop expanding in Moss Point

PASCAGOULA, Miss. – Northrop Grumman Unmanned Systems Center will expand its operation at Trent Lott International Airport in Moss Point,

Call Toll-Free: (800) 362-0103  •  Fax: (228) 762-8431  •  Email:  P.O. Drawer 1558, Pascagoula, MS 39568-1558   
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