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Meet the Team


Michelle D. Jackson 

President & Chief Executive Officer

  • 20+ years in marketing, communications, public relations and event planning.

  • 5+ years in economic development, entrepreneurship, innovation, public program evaluation and legislative policy development.

  • 3+ years in finance.

  • BA in Communications specializing in Public Relations & Advertising from the University of Alabama and a Masters of Public Administration (MPA) from Central Michigan University. 


  • Published Author - The Heart of a Man (2010) & From Darkness to Night: Family Secrets (2020) and The 10 Step Guide to Building a Successful Food Startup (Comic Book)


Scottie O. Jackson 

Chief Financial Officer & Logistics

  • 25+ years in engineering and IT/communications.

  • Decorated military officer​.

  • BS in Engineering from Alabama A&M University and Masters of Information System from Central Michigan University and Masters in Strategic Studies from U.S. Army War College. 

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