Diverse Business Amenities

What makes Harrison County, Mississippi beautifully productive? The spirit of the people for one. You won’t find a more dedicated workforce. Then there’s our new infrastructure, all built in the last 10 years to the strictest FEMA construction standards. Power lines, cable and internet are underground for unobstructed views and no power disruption. The advantages continue with the blend of talents and resources in the five cities within Harrison County. Each contributes uniquely while working together to provide opportunities not readily found in most communities.

Construction

Logistics

26 miles of coastline. Easy access to the Gulf of Mexico. From shipbuilding to warehousing, Harrison County has everything you need for importing and exporting. Transportation Resources

Military Presence

Air Force, Navy, National Guard and Coast Guard bases including the Keesler Air Force Base and the Naval Construction Battalion Center contribute to both our quality of life and our economy. Military Resources

Tourism

With beaches, casinos and golf courses, tourism is beneficial for many business sectors, especially service-related businesses. Tourism Resources

Taxes

Our tax structure is one of the more advantageous in the US for both business and individuals. Tax Forms

Industries

While we provide a home for any industry to thrive, businesses that require a port or logistics, warehousing or transporting, find an ideal fit here. Go here to get a preview of a site that may fit your needs. Industry Resources

Defense  | Aerospace  |  Marine/Shipbuilding  |  Logistics/Distribution  |  Advance Materials   |  Chemical

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Harrison County Development Commission
12281 Intraplex Parkway
Gulfport, MS 39503
228.896.5020

Frank Castiglia, Jr.

Frank Castiglia, Jr.

President
Appointed by City of Long Beach
Jimmy Levens

Jimmy Levens

Vice President
JLB Construction, LLC
Appointed by Harrison County, District 3
Jennifer Burke

Jennifer Burke

Treasurer
Appointed by City of Pass Christian
Frank Bordeaux

Frank W. Bordeaux

Secretary
BXS Insurance
Appointed by Harrison County, District 2
Sharon Bentz Mustered

Sharon Bentz Mustered

Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, Inc.
Appointed by State of Mississippi, Governor
Warren Conway

Warren Conway

Conway Attorney at Law
Appointed by Harrison County, District 4
Rip Daniels

Rip Daniels

Appointed by Harrison County, District 1
Brian Gollott

Brian Gollott

Gollott & Sons Seafood, Inc.
Appointed by City of D’Iberville
M Leonard

Michael Leonard

City of Biloxi
Appointed by City of Biloxi
Mark Schloegel

Mark Schloegel

Appointed by State of Mississippi, Governor
John "Shorty" Sneed

John “Shorty” Sneed

Appointed by City of Gulfport
Windy Swetman

Windy Swetman

Commissioner
Swetman Security Service
Appointed by Harrison County, District 5
Bill Lavers

Bill Lavers

Executive Director
Gia Blackwell

Gia Blackwell

Director, Utility Operations
Marcia A. Crawford

Marcia A. Crawford

Director, Marketing & Relocation
Lori Frazier

Lori Frazier

Director of Finance
Brandi Hough

Brandi Hough

Director, Business Development
M McGraw

Michelle McGraw

Relationship Manager
Clyde S

Clyde Schepens

Operations Manager
Derek D

Derek Duckworth

Utility Technician
Steve Hall

Steve Hall

Utility Technician

Kevin Steele

Utility Technician
Barbara Rominger

Barbara Rominger

Accountant