About The Partnership

Staff

Jennifer Prather

Jennifer Prather

Interim CEO/Director of Tourism

Jennifer manages the Starkville Convention and Visitors Bureau and Starkville Main Street Association and focuses on development and implementation of programs and campaigns to further establish and promote Starkville as a premier destination in the State of Mississippi and enhance quality of life for all citizens.

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Hunter Harrington

Hunter Harrington

Director of Membership Development

Hunter manages the Starkville Area Chamber of Commerce branch of the Greater Starkville Development Partnership and is specifically charged with increasing and retaining membership and developing member benefits.

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Paige Watson

Paige Watson

Special Events and Projects Coordinator

Paige oversees and coordinates all special events that support the Partnership, along with Starkville's business community. Partnership events including New South Weekends, Pumpkinpalooza, Holiday Bazaar, the Starkville Christmas Parade, and the Starkville Community Market help draw thousands of visitors to the city each year.

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Jake Goodwin

Jake Goodwin

Program Coordinator

Jake serves as the Program Coordinator for the Partnership. His duties include coordinating events for Oktibbeha Young Leaders, as well as assisting in tourism, membership, and special events projects.

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