Bubba has a varied professional background in government and business. He was employed in federal, state and local economic development positions for more than 20 years.
Because of his background, Bubba has been able to combine his knowledge of government, academic and private sector resources with the needs of businesses and communities to help champion innovation and technology-based economic development. He has a master of public policy and administration degree with a concentration in economic and community development and a Bachelor of Science in business administration.
He is a member of the International Economic Development Council, Southern Economic Development Council and Mississippi Economic Development Council.