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ABOUT US

We are the Mississippi District Export Council, the best source of customized solutions for Mississippi businesses to compete and win in the global marketplace.

Global Access, Trade Expertise, Customized Business Solutions

The U.S. Commercial Service is the trade promotion arm of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration. Located across the United States and in U.S. Embassies and Consulates in nearly 80 countries, our global network of trade professionals connects U.S. companies with international buyers, providing them with market intelligence, trade counseling, business matchmaking, and advocacy/commercial diplomacy support.

Whether you are a U.S. company looking to make your first export sale or expand to additional markets, or an international company looking to purchase products/services from the United States or find additional U.S. suppliers, we offer the expertise you need to connect with lucrative opportunities.

Mission Statement

The Mississippi DEC assists, enhances and promotes the exports of Mississippi goods and services to the world.

 

Vision

We are the Mississippi District Export Council, the best source of customized solutions for Mississippi businesses to compete and win in the global market place.

 

Guiding Principles

We the members of the Mississippi District Export Council will accomplish our mission by incorporating the following guiding principles:

  • Form “strategic alliances” with strong regional international trade organizations (federal, and state partners, local universities, trade associations, etc.)

  • Be a major advocate for promoting Mississippi export opportunities

  • Support and augment “Export Successes” of the Mississippi U.S. Export Assistance Center

  • Be self-sustaining with respect to membership and finances

  • Represent geographical diversity in DEC membership

  • DEC members will exemplify integrity and commitment as they interact with the business community

Craig Harvey
Chair
William "Skip" Scaggs
Vice Chair
Christopher Hinton
Treasurer 
Resource Development Committee
Chris Wallace
Chair 
Resource Development Committee
Carol Moore
Executive Director
Christopher Hinton
Treasurer 
Resource Development Committee
Joel Lawhead
Chair,
Marketing Committee
Carlos Bell
Chair,
Outreach Committee