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Ridgeland Tourism welcomes new executive director

The Ridgeland Tourism Commission has selected Chris R. Chapman as its new executive director, replacing Mary Beth Wilkerson, who retired in June. Chapman has over 30 years experience in the travel and tourism industry of Mississippi, incling being a bureau manager for Visit Mississippi (the state’s tourism office). She holds a Bachelor of Science from Mississippi State University, is a ...

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MTA welcomes Hicks

Rochelle Hicks is the new executive director of the Mississippi Tourism Association. Hicks comes to MTA with more than 15 years of experience in the tourism industry and was the deputy director of Ridgeland Tourism Commission. Prior to that, Hicks gained sales and marketing experience in the hotel and casino industries within Jackson and Natchez. Among her accolades, Hicks was ...

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Wilkerson tenders resignation

The state’s tourism director, Mary Beth Wilkerson, has resigned her post to take a position with the Ridgeland Tourism Commission. Wilkerson left her position effective June 15. Wilkerson, who had been with the state tourism office for 20 years and nine months, had served as MDA tourism director for two and a half years.  

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