2019 Welcome

Business of the Month

We are happy to announce that the Pearl Chamber of Commerce August Business of the Month is Merit Health. The Merit Health Medical Group includes more than 80 locations and 100 physicians. They are affiliated with nine hospitals in Central Mississippi and numerous clinics throughout the area. Two Merit Health Clinics are located in Pearl. Dr. Donald Baker is an Orthopedic Surgeon and sees patients at the clinic located at 102 Metroplex Blvd in Pearl. 601-949-7972. Nurse Practitioner Karen Edwards Seago practices at the Primary Care Clinic at 187 Doctors Drive in Pearl. 601-932-8722. Karen was presented the award for The Best Nurse Practitioner in Rankin County at the Red Carpet Gala hosted by Hometown Magazine in January. Merit Health is an active member of the Pearl Chamber and sponsors and participates in many Chamber and city wide events. Thank you to Merit Health for your excellence in healthcare as well as your dedication to your local communities.

Ambassador of the Month

Congratulations to Bradley Knight For earning the title of Ambassador of the Month in July! Bradley has been employed with Trustmark bank for 14 years and has spent his entire tenure in Rankin County. He currently works at the Pearl Branch as the Branch Supervisor where he handles loans, investments, and assists with other needs. Bradley is a board member of the Pearl Education Foundation for Excellence and is active in his community where he has served as a volunteer basketball coach for Pearl Parks and Recreation. Bradley is an ordained minister and serves as the Associate Minister at Pilgrim Rest M.B. Church. He is a graduate of Pearl High School and Faith Bible Institute in Monroe, LA. Bradley was presented with a $25 Gift Certificate from the Alumni House Sports Bar & Grill at the Holiday Inn in Pearl.

Firefighter of the Month

We are proud to announce that the Pearl Fire Department Firefighter of the Month is Battalion Chief Allen Elliot. Allen began his career in October 1996 as a firefighter for the Pearl Fire Department. Continue Reading

Officer of the Month

We are proud to announce that the Pearl Police Department Officer of the Month in June is Officer Zack Goins. Continue Reading

Membership Levels:
Individual: (retired or not representing a business)  $50 Click here to download application
Non-Profit: $125 Click here to download application
1-5 Employees: $175 Click here to download application
6-25 Employees: $275 Click here to download application
26-50 Employees: $350 Click here to download application
51 or more Employees: $550 Click here to download application

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 54125
Pearl, MS 39288

(601) 939 3338
(601) 936 5717

The mission of the Pearl Chamber of Commerce is to promote our business community, education, and assist with economic development in the city of Pearl.

2019 Executive Committee

President: Cindy Williams, Community Bank
President-Elect: Emily Fisher, Renasant Bank
1st Vice President: Ron Bingham, Camp Pioneer Ministries
2nd Vice President: Derek Havard, Havard Real Estate Group
3rd Vice President: Andy Eaton, Andy Eaton Insurance Agency
Treasurer: Debby Jones, Bank of Yazoo

2019 Board of Directors

Brandy Hales, Hales CPA
Brian Hughes, Individual 

Dr. Brad Hayes, Hayes Family Dentistry 
Donna Brown, Mississippi State Hospital 
Gene Newman, Newman Insurance Agency

Jake Windham, City of Pearl Mayor

Kim LaFontaine, Pearl Public Schools

Melissa Pitman, Trustmark National Bank

Pat Renegar, Bass Pro Shops

Pete Laven, Mississippi Braves

Scott Copeland, Revell Hardware
Theressia McAlpin, Retired Pearl Public Schools


Executive Director: Kathy Deer

Administrative Assistant: Katie Watson

Member Services: Carrie Frierdich

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