Business & University Relations
Economic Development

The IHL Office of Business & University Relations accesses the resources of Mississippi's public universities:

  • To add value to your incentive package
  • To help you and the State of Mississippi land the prospects
  • To help you grow existing businesses

The IHL Office of Business & University Relations delivers:

  • Knowledge of the assets at Mississippi's public universities
  • An understanding of how university resources can be put to work for your prospect and/or existing company
  • Easy access to the right resources
    • College-educated talent
    • Research
    • Expertise

Mississippi Business Engagement Network
Business Engagement Network

Tonya Neely
Business & Economic Development Coordinator
Telephone: 601.432.6237

Paul W. Sumrall
Associate Commissioner for External Relations
Telephone: 601.432.7057