The Mississippi Main Street Association (MMSA) announced Thomas Gregory of Starkville as the new State Coordinator for the organization.
The announcement was made at the 30th Annual Awards Meeting and luncheon on Thursday, June 13 at the Old Capitol Inn in Jackson.
Gregory is a certified planner and has served the past two years with the Carl Small Town Center at Mississippi State University as a community planner. For eight years, Gregory served as the Chief Administrative Officer for the City of Greenwood, writing grants, administering projects, and implementing the comprehensive plan for the city.
Gregory graduated with a Master of City and Regional Planning from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with specializations in land use planning, real estate development, and historic preservation. Gregory also received his Bachelor of Business Administration from Mississippi State University.
Gregory’s primary responsibilities will be administration, advocacy, fundraising, and grant writing.
He will start with MMSA on July 1 with a district office based in Starkville, and MMSA will also have an office at the GM&O Depot in downtown Jackson, a historic building of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
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