Sanderson Farms, Inc. is engaged in the production, processing, marketing and distribution of fresh and frozen chicken and other prepared food items. With 10 plants, and over 11,000 employees and 870+ contract growers across the southeast, Sanderson Farms is the 3rd largest poultry producer in the U.S.
Sanderson Farms is committed to taking a fresh approach to everything it does. Not only where the products are concerned, but companywide as well. Though the company has grown in size, it still adheres to the same hometown values – honesty, integrity and innovation – that have been with it since the Sanderson family founded the company in 1947. www.sandersonfarms.com
Trustmark’s history of meeting customers’ banking needs extends back to 1889. Through many years of growth and expansion, Trustmark has broadened its customer base by expanding the markets it serves as well as the products and services it provides. After building a statewide banking franchise in Mississippi, Trustmark expanded into the insurance industry in 1999. In 2001, Trustmark expanded into the Tennessee market and then entered the Florida and Texas markets in 2003 and 2004, respectively. Trustmark has become a diversified financial services partner for its customers by providing banking, wealth management and insurance solutions through its subsidiaries, including Trustmark National Bank, Trustmark Investment Advisors, Inc., Fisher Brown Bottrell Insurance, Inc. and Somerville Bank & Trust. Headquartered in Jackson, Mississippi, Trustmark has over 2,600 associates serving customers in more than 170 locations in Florida, Mississippi, Tennessee and Texas, as well as a mortgage loan office in Birmingham, Alabama. To learn more about Trustmark, visit www.trustmark.com.
Mississippi boasts some of the finest golf courses, resorts and entertainment found anywhere in the world. Known as the birthplace of America’s music, we’re also famous for our historical treasures, internationally acclaimed events, fine cuisine, and dazzling casino resorts offering star-studded shows.
As the state’s lead economic and community development agency, the Mississippi Development Authority (MDA) also recognizes that Mississippi is all about business, too. In addition to our tourism and community development programs, MDA recruits new industry and helps existing companies remain profitable. We nurture public and private partnerships to create an environment of collaboration. With a strong incentive package, business friendly climate and unbeatable quality of life, Mississippi is the right choice for any business venture. www.mississippi.org
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