mississippi development authority

Ocean Aero moving operations and headquarters to Gulfport

Ocean Aero, manufacturer and service provider of ocean-going autonomous underwater and surface vehicles, is relocating its manufacturing operations and headquarters from San Diego to Gulfport, the Mississippi Development Authority said in a press release today. The project is a $4.65…

Mississippi will seek new economic development director

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves will start searching for someone new to lead the state’s economic development agency. The governor’s office announced Friday that John Rounsaville of Madison will step down as Mississippi Development Authority director on…

Coding academy coming to the Mississippi coast

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — A new training facility for people who want to learn coding is coming to the Mississippi Gulf Coast. The University of Southern Mississippi’s School of Computing Sciences and Computer Engineering and Mississippi Coding Academies are opening…

Governor Reeves Names Mississippi Development Authority Leader

JACKSON — Today, Governor Tate Reeves announced John Rounsaville as the leader of the Mississippi Development Authority.  He has been serving as Interim Director of the MDA since May of 2020. Rounsaville was appointed by President Donald Trump to serve as State Director for USDA…

MDA accepting applications for Restoration Fund projects

The Mississippi Development Authority is taking project applications for the Gulf Coast Restoration Fund. Applications can be found online at mississippi.org/gcrf. The deadline for submissions is 11:59 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28. Representatives from MDA, as well as members of the…

Economic Vibe: Mississippi Development Authority

This morning at the Knight Nonprofit Center the Mississippi Development Authority gave an update on how MDA has an effect on our local economy. Jamie Miller, the MDA chief innovation officer, was the speaker of this event. He touched on…

Setting the Table for the Mississippi Development Authority

This morning at the Knight Non-Profit Center in Gulfport, Jamie Miller, head of the Mississippi Development Authority, will be giving an update on how MDA has an effect on our local economy and our military bases at an event put…