Barret joins Starkville partnership

Starkville StockThe Associated Press

STARKVILLE— The Greater Starkville Development Partnership named Heath Barret as director of membership development.

The Commercial Dispatch reports Barret had served as Mississippi State University’s coordinator of transfer recruitment.

He will join the partnership on Aug. 19. He will help with membership recruitment and retention and other duties.

The membership director position opened in June when Austin Shafer joined BankFirst Financial Services’ local branch.

Partnership CEO Jennifer Gray said about 50 people applied for the position.