Derek Easley has been named President of The Business and Industry Political Education Committee (BIPEC).
Easley has been the Governmental Affairs Director for the Mississippi Association of Realtors for 10 years. He represented realtors’ interests before the state legislature, maintained working relationships with agencies and monitored policy development in state and federal governments relating to issues affecting the real estate industry.
Prior to joining MAR, Easley served as a Governmental Affairs advisor at Adams and Reese, and also has served as Director of Environmental and Taxation Affairs of the Mississippi Manufacturers Association.
Easley received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Mississippi College in 1999.
BIPEC is a nonprofit association that learns backgrounds, voting records and key positions of members and candidates for the Mississippi Legislature, Supreme Court and Court of Appeals.
It disseminates findings to BIPEC members and educates BIPEC’s membership network on the impact that legislator and judge-made decisions have on Mississippi’s economic growth, business attractiveness and general prosperity of the State’s employers.
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