Gulfport, MS (WDAM) - Mississippi Power announced that Thomas Duff, a local businessman in the Pine Belt, was elected to the company's board of directors Thursday, April 19.
Mississippi Power President and CEO Anthony Wilson says Duff's leadership and business acumen will be a huge asset to the board.
"Thomas Duff is a highly successful business leader and a true Mississippi success story," Wilson said. "His vision, leadership and business acumen will be a tremendous asset to our board of directors."
The Columbia native is currently the co-owner of Duff Capital Investors, which is one of the largest private companies in Mississippi. The company is made up of multiple companies that operate in more 100 locations across the United States and approximately 10,000 workers.
Duff also serves on the board of trustees of the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning and the advisory board of Trustmark National Bank in Hattiesburg.
Duff says his company and Mississippi Power share the mindset when it comes to customer service, and he's looking forward to joining the company in hopes of bringing more success in the future.
"Mississippi Power shares the philosophy that's guided our company since day one, and that's to offer best-in-class service to your customers," Duff said. "I'm excited to join Mississippi Power's board of directors and work with their leadership team to foster an even brighter future for Mississippi."