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Economic Development
King EdwardThe Office of Economic Development manages the City’s economic development programs while promoting and facilitating sustainable growth through partnerships with the community, developers and businesses in order to enhance livability and economic viability in a manner that preserves the character of Jackson.

The Office of Economic Development offers an array of valuable tools which includes:

  • Tax Incentives
  • Development Incentives
  • Business Development
  • Minority Business Enterprise Certification Program
  • Brownfields Redevelopment Program
  • Industrial Parks
  • Equal Business Opportunities

Resources are provided cost-free and tailored to meet the specific needs of the business owner or developer.


Economic Development Director
Jason Goree
200 S. President Street
Jackson, MS 39201
Suite 223
Ph: 601-960-1638
Fax: 601-960-2192
edoc@city.jackson.ms.us

Office Coordinator
Ashley Ficklin
Ph: 601-960-1638
edoc@city.jackson.ms.us

Business Development Manager

Mike Davis
Ph: 601-960-1851
mdavis@city.jackson.ms.us

Small Business Outreach
Vic Sexton
Ph: 601-960-1055
vsexton@city.jackson.ms.us

Equal Business Opportunities
Jeremiah Liddell
Ph: 601-960-1856
jliddell@city.jackson.ms.us

MBE Certifications & Brownfields Programs
Ashlee Theodore
Ph: 601-960-2480
atheodore@city.jackson.ms.us