MCEI Advisory Board


Advisory Board Members  

Hunter Adams
Attorney at Law
J. Hunter Adams, Attorney

Jeff Mackin
Application Sales Manager

Hayley Van Antwerp
Executive Director
Innovation PortAL
Jeff Marcus
COO and Co-Founder
ShipShape Urban Farms
Raymond Bell
Maynard, Cooper, Gale
Claire McCarron
Private Banker
Hancock Whitney
Harry Brislin IV
USA Properties & USA Technology and Research Park
Melinda McGhee
Mortgage Banker
Renasant Bank
William Bruce
William Bruce Business Sales & Acquisitions, LLC
John R. Nix
Attorney at Law
John R. Nix, LLC
Sean Bryant
Corporate Development
Brett/Robinison Real Estate and Development

Dean N. Parker, Jr.
Chairman & CEO
Vita Capital

Andrew E. Byrd, M.B.A., Ph.D.
Office of Commercialization & Industry Collaboration

Zane Patterson
Account Manager
ShipShape Urban Farms 

Jeff Carter
Frios Gourmet Pops

Monique Pettaway
Academy Specialist
Williamson High School

Michael Chambers, J.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Vice President
Research Innovation at the University of South Alabama
Jeff Schock
ASF Logistics

Bill Coffeen 
EnergySouth Corporation

William Kelly
Regional Director
AIM Group

Melissa Cross
McAleer's Office Furniture
Dennis Sherrin
Managing Shareholder
Hartmon, Blackmon, & Kilgore, PC
Caroline Doyle
New York Life Insurance
Ron Sivak
Business Editor
Lagniappe Weekly

Lee Hammons
Managing Director
Oakworth Capital Bank

Mel Washington
Regional Manager / Lead Counselor
Small Business Development Center at The University of South Alabama

Anne Hetzel
Vice President/CRA Officer and Data Impact Manager
United Bank

 Vickie Wyatt
Vice President
Wonderland Express, Inc.

Kelly Clark
L & M Welding Supply