WILLIAM “SKIP” SCAGGS
As a strategic thinker Skip can be quiet and reserved but underneath he is passionately working to strengthen individual communities and the region as a whole. With just under 30 years in economic development Skip has garnered experience working at the federal, state, regional, and local levels of economic development organizations and values the collaborative process for successful expansions and site selection projects.
Kim has worked as an economic developer for the past 20 years at both the local and regional level. A “data geek” at heart, Kim has a background in research, marketing and project management. As a licensed drone pilot, Kim also flies the NMIDA drone for marketing photos and videos. Her experience helps NMIDA provide a solid base of support for the North MS developers.
Lauren has a unique combination of education, experience and skills which she uses to provide mapping, presentation, site videos and marketing expertise to our members. With nearly a decade in economic development, she is able to understand both the creative as well as the practical side of our business which provides a one-of-a-kind asset to NMIDA, our partners and territory.
Dixie is an experienced professional with organizational skills and work experience in the field of media, technology, and print material. She is a retired Media Specialist with 30+ years of experience in the K-12 school systems, and 15 years with NMIDA. Dixie uses her creativity and passion for research in supporting our North MS developers and partners throughout our NMIDA territory.