Senior Vice President, Economic Development
Mandy White is Senior Vice President, Economic Development, of Jackson Chamber, Jackson, TN. The organization represents 1300+ business members in Jackson/Madison County and parts of West Tennessee.
White has been a staff member at the Jackson Chamber since January 1999 and has served in a variety of areas including small business services, leadership development, membership services, accounting and now, economic development.
As Senior Vice President, Economic Development, she works closely with Team Madison County to market Jackson to industrial prospects in an effort to locate them to Madison County. She is also responsible for the areas of workforce development, and existing industry relations, working closely with Jackson Energy Authority to identify and assist with growth opportunities for existing companies. Since her involvement with Team Madison County, a total of 8,558 new jobs have been created with investments more than $1.34 Billion by new and expanding industries.
White holds a B.S. in Psychology from Union University. She is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma’s Economic Development Institute, the Dale Carnegie Training Course, Leadership Jackson and WestStar. She was selected to particpate in the TVA Leadership Institute and will graduate in 2017.
She has served on advisory committees for Jackson State Community College and Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Jackson, and is a member of the Japan-America Society of Tennessee, Southern Economic Development Council, American Chamber of Commerce Research Association (ACCRA), and the Tennessee Economic Development Council, where she serves as Immediate Past President of the 350 member organization. She also serves as Madison County representative on the Jackson Regional Partnership Advisory Council.
White is a volunteer with Make a Wish of the Mid-South and is a member of the Kiwanis Club of Jackson. She is also a member of the Zeta Tau Alpha Jackson Area Alumnae Association, where she serves as an Advisor to the Beta Omega collegiate chapter and is Service Co-Chair of the alumnae chapter. Mandy was named one of "Jackson's Finest Young Professionals" in 2012 and was highlighted by Union University in 2015 in its “Next Generation of Great Leaders” series. She was also named an Outstanding Woman In Business by the Jackson-Madison County African American Chamber of Commerce in 2015.
Originally from Ashland City, TN, she has been married to her husband, Darrell since 2007 and currently resides in Jackson, TN.
- Mandy White
- Senior Vice President, Economic Development
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