Mississippians committed to Mississippi

Our team is led by Mississippians who understand both the blessings and challenges of the Magnolia state. We were raised here, educated here, and have invested our lives here. We are committed to helping Mississippian succeed for the long haul, and with decades of experience in the public policy arena, have built the largest and most influential advocacy organization in the state.

Team

Grant Callen

FOUNDER & CEO

Russ Latino

PRESIDENT

Brandi Flood

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO THE CEO & DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Forest Thigpen

SENIOR ADVISOR

Gina Metzger

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT

Elyse Marcellino

DIRECTOR OF EMBARK

Joanna Holbert

DIRECTOR OF OUTREACH

Contributing Fellows

Donald Nielson

FELLOW ON EDUCATION

J. Robertson

FELLOW ON CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM

Christopher Koopman

FELLOW ON REGULATION & INNOVATION

Conor Norris

FELLOW ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Matt Ladner

FELLOW ON EDUCATION

Joe Bishop-Henchman

FELLOW ON TAX POLICY

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