Downtown Hattiesburg Association focuses on a mission of revitalization and historic preservation of the Downtown district, making it the vibrant and creative center of Hattiesburg.
Since its founding in 1985, DHA, a Mississippi Main Street program, has spearheaded the revitalization of Hattiesburg’s historic core through partnerships to focus its growth and development on the Main Street Four Point Approach of the National Main Street Center: Organization, Design, Promotion, and Economic Vitality. The Association promotes, markets, and educates investors, developers, entrepreneurs, businesses, shoppers, visitors and residents that Downtown Hattiesburg is a destination – a place to live, work, and play.
Jim Coll, The University of Southern Mississippi
Dave Ware, Southern Anesthesia
Shawn Harris, Regions Bank
Shawn Lowrey, Lowrey & Fortner, P.A.
David Ott, Bryan Nelson P.A.
Barbara Hamilton, William Carey University
David Miller, Forrest County Board of Supervisors
Sharon Thompson, Forrest County Board of Supervisors
Joe Paul, City of Hattiesburg
Board of Directors
Chad Dews, Dews Foundry
Marlo Dorsey, VisitHattiesburg
Amber Ross, Jone Company
Nelson Haskin, Blu Jazz Café
Austin Lovitt, Neel-Schaffer
Michael Marks, Stage, Style, Study
Seth Miles, CR Properties
Chelsey Everett, Area Development Partnership
HONORARY BOARD MEMBERS
Larry Albert, Albert & Robinson Architects
Andrea Saffle, Executive Director
Kristen Brock, Programs & Promotions