CEO & Director for Corporate and Economic Partnerships at Mississippi State University
Mike serves as chief executive officer of the Greater Starkville Development Partnership & associate director for Corporate and Economic Partnerships within Mississippi State University’s Office of Research and Economic Development (ORED).
Director of Tourism
Paige works to develop and implement programs that further the vision for tourism in Starkville: Mississippi’s College Town. She focuses on the promotion of Starkville as a destination market for conventions, sporting events, and cultural tourism efforts that directly benefit the Starkville economy.
Director of Membership Development
Hunter manages the Starkville Area Chamber of Commerce branch of the Greater Starkville Development Partnership and is specifically charged with increasing and retaining membership and developing member benefits.
Director of Main Street
Paige oversees and coordinates the Starkville Main Street Association and all special events that support the Partnership, along with Starkville’s business community. Partnership events including Pumpkinpalooza, Holiday Bazaar, the Starkville Christmas Parade, and the Starkville Community Market help draw thousands of visitors to the city each year.
Candy sits at the front desk of the Partnership office, where she greets visitors, and manages the day-to-day financial operations of the office. You can contact her with any questions you have about the Partnership, Starkville, upcoming events or available office space.
The Partnership Board
|Charlie Winfield||Chairman||The Winfield Law Firm||Starkville|
|Brian McCaskill||Vice Chairman||Brian McCaskill State Farm||Starkville|
|Robert Clark||Immediate Past Chairman||Clark Beverage Group, Inc.||Starkville|
|Dr. David Shaw||MSU Designee/Secretary||Mississippi State University||Starkville|
|Sammy Slaughter||Treasurer||Guaranty Bank||Starkville|
|Raymond Brooks||CVB Chair||Student Affairs, MSU||Starkville|
|Lynn Spruill||Mayor||City of Starkville||Starkville|
|Bricklee Miller||Board of Supervisors||Board of Supervisors||Starkville|
|Melanie Mitchell||Business Level Rep.||Starkville Properties||Starkville|
|Dr. Tony McGee||Ex-Officio||Starkville School District||Starkville|
|Jeremy Nicholas||Ex-Officio||Starkville Academy||Starkville|
|Randy Witbeck||Ex-Officio||Starkville Christian School||Starkville|
|Russ Rogers||Ex-Officio||Rogers & Ward, LLC||Starkville|
|Dr. Scott Alsobrooks||East Mississippi|
|Justin Casano||Regions Bank||Starkville|
|Mark Castleberry||Castle Properties||Starkville|
|Matthew Dowell||Golden Triangle Regional Airport||Starkville|
|Robin Fant||Eat With Us Group||Starkville|
|Jim Jackson||OCH Regional Medical Center||Starkville|
|Briar Jones||Thomas Shelton Jones & Associates||Starkville|
|Terry Kemp||Starkville Utilities||Starkville|
|Steve Langston||Sullivan’s Office Supply||Starkville|
|Richard Linley||Northeast Exterminating||Starkville|
|Paul Luckett||No Sky Solutions||Starkville|
|Eddie Myles||OCH Regional Medical Center||Starkville|
|Dan Shipp||Oktibbeha County |
|Abby Thompson||Paul Davis||Starkville|
|Tommy Tomlinson||Renasant Bank||Starkville|
|Jerry Toney||Cadence Bank||Starkville|