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Early Childhood Investment Council

Mississippi's Early Childhood Investment Council (ECIC) is comprised of business leaders across the state that advocate for investments in early learning programs.

Early Childhood Investment Council Members

  1. C. Jerome Brown

    Executive Vice President, The First Bank

  2. Wade Broyles

    Regional Vice President, Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

  3. Evelyn Cayson

    Market President; MS & AL, Aledade, Inc.

  4. Jasmin O. Chapman, DDS

    CEO, Jackson Hinds Comprehensive Health Center

  5. Ralph Clark

    Vice President and Commercial Relationship Manager II, Trustmark Bank

  6. John Damon, Ph.D.

    Chief Executive Officer, Canopy

  7. Jason Dean

    Sr. Vice President, PATH Company

  8. Jason Duren

    Senior Vice President, Cadence Bank

  9. Will Garner

    Vice President and Shareholder, Ross & Yerger

  10. Joey F. Garner

    President and CEO, TEC

  11. Jeff Good

    President, Mangia Bene Restaurant Management Group

  12. David Gray

    VP and Chief Financial Officer, Consolidated Catfish Producers (Delta Pride Catfish)

  13. Charles Hall

    Vice President of Power Generation, Entergy

  14. David Henry

    CEO, Merit Health Central

  15. Neil Henry

    Regional President, Citizens National Bank

  16. John Payton Hood

    Vice President of Commercial Banking, Hancock Whitney

  17. Maury Hull

    Vice President of Human Resources, Hol-Mac Corporation

  18. Lydia Irby

    Assistant Group Manager, Human Resources Toyota Mississippi

  19. Susan Jacobs

    Vice President of Human Resources & Administration, Ingalls Shipbuilding

  20. Brian K. Johnson

    Executive Vice President, Fisher Brown Bottrell Insurance

  21. Jonathan Jones

    Senior Vice President & General Manager, Harrah’s Gulf Coast, Caesars Entertainment

  22. Willie Jones

    President and CEO, Dependable Source Corporation

  23. Kirk Lewis

    Chairman and President, Blue Springs Metals

  24. Alan Lovelace

    Vice President of Development, Technology, & Strategy, RPM Pizza, LLC

  25. Latasha D. McCullar

    Vice President of Operations, Blacklidge Emulsions, Inc.

  26. Debra McGee

    Senior Vice President & Director of Minority Business Development, BankPlus

  27. Paula McNair

    Vice President, Finance, Atmos Energy

  28. Jack Reed, Jr.

    Chairman, R. W. Reed Company

  29. Jordan Robinson

    Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Mississippi Center for Advanced Medicine

  30. C. D. Smith

    Regional Director, AT&T Mississippi

  31. Iris Stacker

    Chief Executive Officer, Delta Health System

  32. Nicole Stubbs, BSN, RN, ACM, CLNC

    Legal Nurse Consultant, Upshaw, Williams, Biggers, and Beckham, LLP

  33. Alan Sudduth

    Manager of Government Affairs, Chevron

  34. Christie Vance

    Vice President of Operations and Chief Operating Officer, Mississippi Methodist Senior Services, Inc.

  35. Charles D. Watson II

    Senior Vice President of Network Operations, C Spire

  36. Tim Weston

    Vice President, JESCO, Inc.

  37. Matt Wilson

    Vice President of Operations, Newk’s Eatery