Ingalls has a top state businesswoman

PASCAGOULA, Miss. - Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) announced Feb. 28 that Denise Jones, a talent management director at HII's Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, Miss., was among the Top 10 of the Mississippi Business Journal’s Top 50 Businesswomen of 2018. Jones joined Ingalls in 1979 as a word processor in the graphic arts group and later became supervisor of the team. She transferred to the learning and development function and served as director of learning, development and diversity for eight years. In 2013, she increased her role to include workforce training and development, which includes new hire technical/craft training, skill assessments, apprenticeship programs and partnerships with community colleges across the Gulf Coast. Currently, she is responsible for more than 700 registered apprentices participating in 15 trade-skills development programs. (Source: HII, 02/28/19)

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,

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