Freeland To Lead Mississippi Economic Development Council

The Mississippi Economic Development Council has a new president with ties to the coast.

George Freeland was elected President of the MEDC Board of Directors at a summer conference in Northern Mississippi. Freeland is currently the executive director of the Jackson County Economic Development Foundation in Pascagoula.

Freeland said, "I am looking forward to working with the MEDC Board of Directors to advance the professionalism and the quality of economic development programs throughout the state of Mississippi."