So49 Board Ready to Work


Exciting things are happening with the South 49th Street Business Association. The board of directors welcome many new advisors that will guide the organization over the next year.

From left: Brad Bernstein representing Michael Vigue (BCHS), Art Padula (president Gulfport Lions/owner of Padula Development), Lisa Wilcox (legal council and owner of Wilcox Law), Jeri Reed (president of JSR Training/ president of association), Kelly Wood (Sam’s Club marketing team), Mario Farias (secretary), Don Stafford (vice president and owner of the meeting place), Rob Mclaughlin (Gulfport Police Department), Dan Liedtke (Vet Sports/Gulfport City Council) Mike Yakes (co-founder of the Michael J. Yakes Foundation). Not pictured: Wes Bryan (Moore Resources Insurance), Madeline Minier (Wells Fargo Bank), James Pribble (Gulfport Elementary), Michell Kotewa (treasurer/owner of Liberty Tax Service), Philip Reed (Club Project Developer).

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