Staff

Matt Altobell
Originally from Columbia, TN, Matt attended Lambuth University and has made Jackson his home ever since. He became the Executive Director of Jackson Downtown Development Corporation in November 2014, bringing Read More
Megan Elston
Megan Elston has lived her entire life in Mercer, TN on her family farm. Megan graduated from South Side High School and attended the University of Tennessee at Martin where Read More


Board

Chris Alexander
Currently, V.P. of Retail & Residential Development for Healthy Community, LLC and Co- Owner of Moe’s Southwest Grill Education Graduated from St. Benedict at Auburndale in Memphis, TN Graduated from Read More
Paul Taylor
Born and raised in Jackson, Paul’s focus upon returning back to his hometown has become the development of creative solutions to community issues. A passion for public spaces was ignited Read More
Lisa Piercey
Dr. Lisa Piercey is a West Tennessee native who serves as the Executive Vice President at West Tennessee Healthcare. She has a Bachelors of Science in Chemistry from Lipscomb University, Read More
Jim Ferrell
Jim Ferrell is the President/CEO of Jackson Energy Authority. Prior to his current position, he served as JEA’s Chief Operating Officer and the Senior Vice President of JEA's Electric Division. Read More
Pierre DuVentre
Pierre DuVentre, owner and operator of D’Top Roofing and Repair Company is a native of Jackson Tennessee. Under his vision and leadership, D’Top continues to meet the needs of the Read More
Chris Felder
Chris Felder moved from McComb, Mississippi to to Nashville Tennessee after graduating from University of Mississippi with a BA in Business in 1987. His first full-time job was immediately thereafter Read More
Randy McKinnon
Randy McKinnon is a Civil Engineer and President of TLM Associates, an Architectural and Engineering firm serving West Tennessee. Randy is a native of Chester County where he currently resides Read More
Doug Roth
Family: Wife – Michelle (24 years) – since September 19, 1992 Employer: BancorpSouth President – Jackson Market – December 2012- present 301 E. Main Street Jackson, TN 38301 Education: Graduate Read More
Jerry Gay
For more than 25 years, Jerry Gay has demonstrated a commitment to community improvement through his volunteer service. Through his actions, Jerry exemplifies a faithful calling to serve, not just Read More
John Myers
John Myers is a vice president for Commercial Bank & Trust in Jackson. He has worked in banking and finances for more than 15 years in Jackson and Henderson. For Read More
Lee Sparks
Lee R. Sparks has lived and worked in downtown Jackson since 2003. Mr. Sparks is a 2001 graduate from Appalachian School of Law and in 2006, he opened his law Read More
Logan Hampton
Logan Hampton was named 10th President of Lane College in Jackson, Tennessee on June 12, 2014. Prior to Lane College, he served in numerous student services capacities at the University Read More
Lori Nunnery
With more than 8 years in the non-profit industry in progressively responsible strategic positions, preceded by almost 15 years in the tourism and hospitality fields in significant positions, Nunnery has Read More
Niles Reddick
Dr. Niles Reddick is the Vice Provost for the University of Memphis, Lambuth, in Jackson. He holds a Ph.D. in Humanities from Florida State University, and prior to coming to Read More
Russell Cook
Russell joined the chamber staff in March 2013. As the Manager of Accounting, he oversees the administration of accounts payable, payroll, bank reconciliations, fixed assets, budgeting, and other accounting functions. Read More
Sammy West
Sammy West was born and raised in Jackson TN. He is a product of the local public school system having graduated JCM in 1981. Sammy spent one year at Jackson Read More
James Thompson
James (J.V.) Thompson is a Member with Rainey, Kizer, Reviere & Bell, P.L.C., and has been associated with the Firm since 2003. J.V. practices in the areas of workers’ compensation, Read More

Jackson Downtown Development Corporation


314 E. Main Street
Jackson, TN 38301

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