The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority (JMAA), operator of Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN), announced this week that Carolyn DuPré is their new chief financial officer, overseeing capital budgets and serving as authority financial representative to internal and external stakeholders.

DuPré brings more than twenty years of experience in leadership roles within finance and accounting to her new position, most recently serving as vice president of finance and administrative services/chief financial officer for Alcorn State University. Previously, DuPré held the position of chief financial officer at Jackson Hinds Comprehensive Health Center.

“Working for JAN will take me to a new and different industry, which I find very exciting,” said DuPré, who began her new role August 3.  “I am looking forward to being in the airport industry with all of its opportunities as well as challenges.”

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