Board of Directors


Wendy R Mullins - Chairman of the Board

Special Counsel

Bradley, Arant, Boult & Cummings, LLP
Jackson, MS

Aisha Nyandoro - Vice Chair

Executive Director

Springboard to Opportunities
Jackson, MS

Charles R. Lindsay - Board Treasurer


Matthew Cutrer & Lindsay, P.A.
Ridgeland, MS

Sallye Killebrew - Board Secretary


Jackson, MS

Samuel J. Burke

Executive Director

St. Vincent de Paul Pharmacy
Biloxi, MS

Pamela Confer

Madison, MS

Michael Cormack

Chief Executive Officer

Barksdale Reading Institute
Oxford, MS

Jan Eastman

Community Leader/Volunteer

MindShare of Northeast Mississippi
New Albany, MS

Dave Estorge


University Medical Center
Gulfport, MS

Michael Harris

Associate Manager

The Entrepreneur Center at MDA
Jackson, MS

Chris Hinton

Economic Development Rep.

Entergy Mississippi
Jackson, MS

Ann Marie Kinnell, Ph.D.

Chair, Associate Professor of Sociology/Dept. of Anthropology & Sociology

The University of Southern Mississippi
Hattiesburg, MS

Derron Radcliff


United of East Mississippi
Meridian, MS

Shelley Ritter

Executive Director

Delta Blues Museum
Clarksdale, MS

Josie S. Shumake

Community Leader

Columbus, MS