Jennifer Sledge

Jennifer Sledge

Director of Human Resources and Support Services
Mississippi Development Authority
jsledge@mississippi.org

Jennifer Sledge is the Director of Human Resources and Support Services for Mississippi Development Authority. Before coming to MDA in 2015, she served as the Human Resources Director for the Public Employees’ Retirement System of Mississippi for four years.

Jennifer’s previous experience includes more than six years with the Mississippi State Personnel board were she served in various capacities including the Mississippi Certified Public Manager Program Director. Prior to her employment with the state of Mississippi Jennifer worked in federal government, state government and in corporate recruiting since 1994. She also served on active duty in the U.S. Navy where she received a Navy Achievement Medal for her work in personnel while stationed in Keflavik, Iceland.

A native Mississippian, Jennifer holds a bachelor’s degree from Old Dominion University and a master in public policy and administration with Mississippi State University. Jennifer is a Certified Public Manager and a graduate of the State Executive Development Institute.