AF-Jackson’s Economic Development Happy Hour

May 31, 2023 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

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AF-Jackson is committed to helping our capital city metro area thrive. Join us for a happy hour chat about economic development & growth.

As the leader of economic development for Madison County, MCEDA’s mission is to encourage the growth of the county’s existing business and industry, attract new investment and higher-paying jobs, and to increase Madison County’s competitiveness leading to a diverse, vibrant economy benefitting all the county’s citizens.

Leading the charge is Joey Deason. His experience in economic development at both a regional and state level combined with his level of leadership ensures that MCEDA is both focused and accountable in working with industry and community leaders.

Prior to joining the Madison team, Joey served four years as the Chief Operating Officer at the Golden Triangle Development Link where he was integral in projects such as Yokahama Tire and SDI Steel Mill while also developing strategic partnerships with East Mississippi Community College in the creation of a manufacturing training center. Prior to his tenure in the Golden Triangle, he served as President and CEO of Schulz Xtruded Products (SXP), Chief Financial Officer of the Mississippi Development Authority and worked at General Motors and Delphi Corporation for more than 17 years.

Join us for great conversations about economic development and a good time!