TUPELO – Mark Holley, a Tremont native, is Mississippi Department of Transportation’s new district engineer for MDOT District One, the state agency announced today.
In his new position, Holley will play a critical role in the management of roadway construction and maintenance activities in northeast Mississippi, the announcement stated.
Holley graduated from Tremont High School, attended Itawamba Community College and received a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering at Mississippi State University.
He has worked in a few different roles in his 20 years at MDOT – project engineer, assistant district materials engineer, assistant district maintenance engineer and as district maintenance engineer.
Holley will replace longtime MDOT district engineer Bill Jamieson, who will retire in 2014. Jamieson went to work for MDOT in 1975.
Holley is an active member in the local community and participates in the Parent Teacher Organization at Tremont, is a volunteer fireman, a Sunday School teacher and a T-ball coach. When he’s not hunting or fishing, he likes to spend time with his wife, Kristin, and daughters, Hannah, Mallory, and Rylie.
He is a licensed Professional Engineer, Professional Land Surveyor and a Mississippi Certified Public Manager.