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Carothers tapped to join Mississippi Economic Development Council board

January 9, 2019

HANCOCK COUNTY, Mississippi - The Hancock County Port and Harbor Commission (HCPHC) is pleased to announce its Chief Development Officer, Janel L. Carothers, has been voted to the Mississippi Economic Development Council (MEDC) Board of Directors as director of District 8.

Carothers, a 10-year veteran economic development professional, has been instrumental in numerous industrial locations and expansions in South Mississippi. She has been an active member of MEDC since 2008. She also is on the Foreign Trade Zone Board and is president of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Alliance for Economic Development.  

Carothers, who holds a master’s degree in Economic and Workforce Development, began as an intern at the Harrison County Development Commission, advancing to the position of Director of Industrial Development within five years. She joined HCPHC five years ago, where she is responsible for industrial recruitment; lease negotiations; industry-expansion assistance; and marketing.

About HCPHC

As the economic development authority for Hancock County, Mississippi, the Hancock County Port & Harbor Commission owns and operates Port Bienville Industrial Park and Stennis International Airport — in addition to fostering business investment for John C. Stennis Space Center, NASA’s premier rocket-testing facility. For more information, visit www.portairspace.com.

About MEDC

MEDC is a professional association of economic development, chambers and associated stakeholders who work together to advance the profession and to advance economic development efforts in Mississippi through advocacy, collaboration, education and by providing resources to its members. MEDC is the voice of the economic development profession in the state.



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