Marketing & Communications Team

The Marketing & Communications Team promotes investment and job creation throughout the state by providing public relations, marketing, event planning, graphic design, website management, and advertising services to each of MDA’s divisions. Media requests may be directed to MDA’s Public Relations Bureau Manager at 601.359.3740.

Name Telephone email
Clay Chandler Chief Marketing Officer 601.359.3962
Jenifer Musick Administrative Assistant 601.359.6607
Tom VanHyning Tourism Economist & Data Analyst 601.359.5753
Events Bureau
Dina Boucher Events Manager 601.359.2902
Paula Travis Production Coordinator 601.359.3607
Coral Edelen One Mississippi Coordinator 601.359.9176
Lisa Ferreri Budget 601.359.2849
Janet Martin Print Production & Advertising Specialties 601.359.3952
Branding & Digital Media
Tate Nations Senior Brand Manager 601.359.3041
Paul Hamblin Senior Web Manager 601.359.5761
Brian Ballou Graphic Designer 601.359.9242
Ken Patterson Senior Graphic Designer 601.359.3426
Sam Wells Social Media 601.359.2707
Public Relations Bureau
Melissa Scallan Public Relations Manager 601.359.3740
Tammy Craft Senior Public Relations Specialist 601.359.2581
Savannah Tirey Public Relations Specialist 601.359.9436