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Meet Our Staff

Erin Powell Southard

Executive Director
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Erin has been with the Vicksburg Convention Center since 2003 when she began as the Events Coordinator. She is a southern belle that bleeds black and gold for her beloved Alma Mater, the University of Southern Mississippi, where she received a BA in Journalism with an emphasis in Public Relations and a minor in English. She also attended Hinds Community College where she received an A.A. in Speech and Public Address. Erin is a member of the International Association of Venue Managers and a graduate of their Venue Management School. She volunteers with various organizations in the community like the Good Shepherd Center as well as the MS Chapter of Juvenile Diabetes Foundation. She resides in Vicksburg with her husband Ritch, daughter Emily (10), sons Richie (8) and Paulie (2) and their Great Pyrenees, Einstein.

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Erin Powell Southard

Erin Powell Southard

Executive Director

Sue Bagby

Sales Coordinator
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Sue joined the VCC team in 2006 and manages all aspects of in-house promotions and special events. She is also responsible for administrative duties at all levels to assist facility staff.

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Sue Bagby

Sue Bagby

Sales Coordinator

Donna Cook Gray

Business Manager
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Donna has been with VCC since 2008. Prior to joining the team, she worked as an accountant in the flooring industry. She is a graduate of Mississippi College, where she received a bachelor’s in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting.

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Donna Cook Gray

Donna Cook Gray

Business Manager

Mary Rather

Event Coordinator
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Mary joined the VCC team in July 2021.  She received an Associate’s Degree from Hinds Community College. She manages event information by planning and organizing banquets, meetings, conferences and other activity within the facility.

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Mary Rather

Mary Rather

Event Coordinator

Tim Clark

Technical Director
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Tim has been with VCC since 1998. He supervises conversion personnel, coordinates activities with clients and ensures that the VCC responds promptly to client requests. He also supervises repair and troubleshooting activities on machinery and equipment.

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Tim Clark

Tim Clark

Technical Director

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1600 Dr. Briggs Hopson Blvd.
Vicksburg, Mississippi 39180
tel: 601.630.2929 fax: 601.630.2910

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