JACKSON - The Mississippi Manufacturers Association (MMA) is pleased to announce Abigail Barnes as the Program Coordinator with MMA's Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP). In this role, Abigail will support the launch of Connex™ Mississippi, an online platform connecting MS Manufacturers and Suppliers with new business opportunities and procurement solutions, and work with the MMA-MEP staff in the development, implementation, and improvement of programs and services to enable growth and resiliency in Mississippi’s manufacturing supply chain.
Abigail received her Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from Mississippi State University in May of 2021. She then went on to graduate with her Master of Business Administration from Mississippi State University in May of 2022. After graduating, Abigail served as the marketing and business development specialist at FORVIS in the Jackson, MS office.