The Gulf Coast Business Council Research Foundation has chosen 19 Gulf Coast leaders to participate in the 2013 Masters Program. The program was developed in 2007 to identify and develop emerging leaders of the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Members of the class are: Sherri Bevis, South Mississippi Service Coordinator, Mississippi Secretary of State; Dannon Butts, manager 3-quality audits, Ingalls Shipbuilding; Mary Bourdin, director of finance, Mississippi State Port Authority at Gulfport; Gretchen David, owner/creative director, Gretchen David Design Studio; Patrick Guild, associate attorney, Boyce Holleman & Associates; Lori Harper, vice president, supply chain management, Ingalls Shipbuilding; Michael Heindl, vice president of administration & Finance, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College; Laurie Jugan, client services & technology Transfer, Mississippi Enterprise for Technology; Lee Klein III, CPA/supervisor, HORNE LLP; Kelly Lucas, chief scientific officer, Mississippi Department of Marine Resources; Monte Luffey, principal, Southeast Commercial; Jason Manley, division manager, Mississippi Power; Celeste Oglesby, senior counsel, Singing River Health System, Eric Powell, director, Gulf Coast Research Laboratory, University of Southern Mississippi, Gavin Shepherd, associate attorney, Rushing & Guice, PLLC; Sugar Stallings, attorney/radio host, WQFX Radio; Jennifer Sutton, partner/veterinarian, Gulf Coast Veterinary Emergency Hospital; Heath Thompson, vice president/administrator, Ocean Springs Hospital, Singing River Health System; and Alane Young, environmental project manager, Neel-Schaffer Inc.
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