Posts Tagged ‘Jay C. Moon’

State economic development leaders optimistic of 2015

State business and economic development leaders are optimistic that the sluggish economic recovery from the 2008 recession will kick into high gear in 2015. At 7.6 percent, Mississippi had the second highest unemployment rate in the country in November. But that is a significant improvement from rates of more than 10 percent in 2011, and […] [...]

Moon elected IEDC vice chair

The Nominating Committee of the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) has elected Jay C. Moon, CEcD, FM, president and CEO of the Mississippi Manufacturers Association, as vice chairman of the IEDC board of directors. Moon currently serves as secretary/treasurer of the organization and will assume his new role in January 2011. Moon has more than […] [...]

Nature Conservancy adds new board members

Ten business and community leaders from throughout Mississippi recently joined the board of trustees for The Nature Conservancy in Mississippi. The new board members are: • Cari M. Field of Pascagoula is the environmental affairs manager of First Chemical Corporation. Prior to that, she served more than 13 years on active and reserve duty as […] [...]

Q&A: Jay C. Moon, President/CEO, Mississippi Manufacturers Association

Every effort being made Moon: Manufacturing losses can be reversed Before taking over as president and CEO of the Mississippi Manufacturers Association in 2002, Jay C. Moon held the position of deputy director at the Mississippi Development Authority, where he led the successful effort to locate the Nissan automotive plant in Canton.  He recently sat […] [...]

MMA leaders selected

Don E. Mason of Gulfport has been named 2009-2010 chairman of the Mississippi Manufacturers Association. Mason is currently a business development and governmental relations consultant for Seemann Composites Inc. and Pickering Inc., and is retired vice president of external affairs and corporate services for Mississippi Power Company. In addition to Mason, other members of the […] [...]

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