The Harrison County Development Commission (HCDC) is pleased to announce its 2015 board of commissioners and officers. Bill Hessell, executive director of HCDC, says, “Our board consists of talented individuals from diverse backgrounds who are all dedicated to the continued progress of our county and the Coast. The staff of HCDC and I look forward to working with them to foster business growth and success in our community.”
John W. Atherton, employed with Mississippi Power Company, will serve as 2015 HCDC board president. Serving as secretary is Sara Miller, who works for Harrison County. John “Shorty” Sneed of Stewart Sneed Hewes/BancorpSouth Insurance Services is treasurer.
The remaining commissioners are Sharon Bentz Mustered, who will serve as president pro tem; Jim Brashier; Jennifer Burke; Frank Castiglia, Jr.; Warren Conway, past president; Brian Gollott; Sam LaRosa, Jr.; and Mark Schloegel, who is secretary pro tem.
Gary Chouest, CEO
Edison Chouest Offhsore
“As we have already learned in the operation of our Gulf Ship facility, the Gulfport region will provide us access to a quality workforce. We appreciate the cooperation and support of the local officials who are providing a business friendly environment to grow our company.”