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.
Shawn Lowrey, Lowrey & Fortner, P.A.
Michael Marks, Stage, Style, Study
Shawn Harris, Hancock-Whitney Bank
Marlo Dorsey, Visit Hattiesburg
Jim Coll, The University of Southern Mississippi
Barbara Hamilton, William Carey University
David Miller, Forrest County Board of Supervisors
Sharon Thompson, Forrest County Board of Supervisors
Betsy Mercier, City of Hattiesburg
Board of Directors
Chad Dews, Dews Foundry
Amber Ross, Jone Company
Nelson Haskin, Blu Jazz Café
Austin Lovitt, Neel-Schaffer
Seth Miles, CR Properties
Chelsey Everett, Area Development Partnership
Joel Ingram, Hub Development
Anna Rush, Rush Law Firm
HONORARY BOARD MEMBERS
Larry Albert, Albert & Robinson Architects
Andrea Saffle, Executive Director
Allison Neville, Events & Promotions Coordinator