Home » Tag Archives: Carol Hardwick

Tag Archives: Carol Hardwick

Q&A: Carol Hardwick touts MEDC’s new exchange, Y.P. programs

Carol Hardwick is executive director and COO of Jackson-based Mississippi Economic Development Council, which serves economic development and chamber professionals statewide. Hardwick studied political science at Millsaps College before working for Sen. Thad Cochran, coordinating to his 1990 and 1996 campaigns and handling PAC fundraising. Hardwick joined MEDC in 2002. She and husband, Phil, a contributing writer for the Mississippi ...

Read More »

MSAE holds elections

The chief executive of the state newspaper association has been elected president of the Mississippi Society of Association Executives. Layne Bruce, 38, of Madison, is executive director of the Mississippi Press Association and will serve a two-year term as president of MSAE. He first joined the MSAE board in 2008. A career newspaper professional, Bruce joined the press association in ...

Read More »

MDA backers devise a diamond soiree

Nearly 1,000 people — including the current governor and a pair of former governors — turned out March 24 at the Marriott in Jackson to celebrate a 75-year-old success story — the Mississippi Development Authority. The Mississippi Economic Development Council organized the anniversary gathering with the help of a host of Diamond, Platinum and Silver sponsors from the private sector ...

Read More »

Hardwick earns CAE designation

  The American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) has announced that Carol Hardwick, executive director/COO of the Mississippi Economic Development Council (MEDC), has earned the Certified Association Executive (CAE) credential.  Hardwick was honored by the ASAE at its annual meeting in Los Angeles. The CAE is the highest professional credential in the association industry. Less than five percent of all ...

Read More »