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
Rob Griffith
Originally from Nashville, Rob has lived in Jackson since 2010. After graduating with honors from Union University with a B.A. in English, Rob taught English to second-language students in Brownsville, Read More


Board

Lee Wilson
A jack-of-all-trades with a curious nickname, Lee "Wolf" Wilson has worked in construction, photography, higher education, junk hauling, and college ministry. A few years ago, Lee developed an appetite for 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
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
Brian James
Brian James is a respected community leader and active commercial and residential real estate agent. His passion for revitalizing the forgotten and abandoned neighborhoods of Jackson, TN has accelerated Jackson’s 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
Debbie Dunaway
Debbie Dunaway is the Public Information Officer/Executive Assistant for Southwest Tennessee Development District since August 2010. Prior to SWTDD, she was a freelance marketing professional and the communications manager at 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
Miki Martin
Miki Martin is currently serving as the Director of LIFT Wellness Center, providing operational oversight for the Center’s Fitness and Weight Management programs . Miki is a 26 year employee 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
Adrian Montague
Adrian Montague grew up in Jackson but spent most of his adult life as a professional nomad. He is presently an Admissions Officer/Recruiter for Jackson State Community College as well 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
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

731.935.9589 | JDDC@cityofjackson.net

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