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.



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


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


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


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

Frank Castiglia, Jr.

Frank Castiglia, Jr.

Appointed by City of Long Beach
Jimmy Levens

Jimmy Levens

Vice President & Interim Treasurer
JLB Construction, LLC
Appointed by Harrison County, District 3
Windy Swetman

Windy Swetman

Swetman Security Service
Appointed by Harrison County, District 5
J Carter

John Carter

Appointed by Office of the 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
J Moody

James Moody

BXS Insurance
Appointed by Governor of Mississippi
Mark Schloegel

Mark Schloegel

Appointed by Harrison County, District 2
B Thornton

Billy Thornton

Appointed by City of Gulfport
B Laver NEW

Bill Lavers

Executive Director
Marcia A. Crawford

Marcia A. Crawford

Director, Marketing & Relocation / Director, Coastal Partnership
Lori Frazier

Lori Frazier

Director of Finance
B Hough NEW

Brandi Hough

Director, Business Development
M McGraw NEW

Michelle McGraw

Relationship Manager
J Gibson

Jason Gibson, P.E.

Director of Engineering Services
G Byrd

George Byrd

Utility Technician
J Calcote

Jason Calcote

Utility Technician
J Miller

Jeremy Miller

Utility Technician
Pam Washington

Pamela Washington

Utility Billing and Project Management Specialist