Gov. Reeves appoints chairman of SWIB

Updated: May. 21, 2020 at 2:28 PM CDT
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JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves announced another new leader in Mississippi government.

Wednesday, Reeves announced the new leaders of Mississippi Department of Corrections and Department of Public Safety.

Thursday, Reeves announced Patrick Sullivan as his appointment for Chairman of the State Workforce Investment Board.

“Workforce development and training have always been my top priorities for our great state. Every Mississippian deserves the chance to work an honest job for good pay,” said Governor Reeves. “The current economic climate presents new challenges for our state, but we are committed to forging ahead for our people and increasing Mississippians take-home pay through business growth and workforce training. Patrick has an impressive record of fostering economic growth and overseeing economic development in our state. I am grateful to have him lead SWIB and bring together the public and private sectors to help move our state forward.”

Sullivan served as Executive Director of the Governor’s Office of Recovery and Renewal under Governor Haley Barber.

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