Previously, he served as the entrepreneurial development analyst for Innovate Mississippi, assisting new startup companies and guiding entrepreneurs along the path to commercialization.
Prior to joining Innovate Mississippi, Wollie served in the pharmaceutical industry for 20 years as a sales representative calling on academic medical institutions, private hospitals, military and VA facilities. Before that, he spent 10 years as a research assistant at the University of South Alabama Medical School in the departments of neurosurgery, pathology, biochemistry and pharmacology.
Wollie holds a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from the University of South Alabama.
Wollie resides in Madison with his wife, Edna. They have a daughter, Laura, who lives in Flowood, and a son, Stephen, who lives in Atlanta, Georgia.