Collins Named Executive Director

Jan Collins has been named executive director of the newly organized Madison County Business League. Collins, a marketing graduate from the University of Southern Mississippi, has four years of non-profit organization experience and 20 years of buying experience with McRae’s and Dillard’s department stores.

Through a partnership with the Madison County Economic Development Authority, the Madison County Board of Supervisors adopted a resolution creating the Madison County Business League in 2008. The purpose of the league is to offer the county a unique opportunity to bring a renewed spirit of cooperation and unity between the public and private sectors, thereby encouraging the proper planning for future growth and development.

Story appeared in the Mississippi Business Journal, July 27-August 2, 2009