Bennie Thompson (D-MS02)

DC Phone: 202-225-5876

Tax Staffer: Meco Shoulders, [email protected] (Updated: 02/22/2021)

Rural officials, businesses, community based organizations and residents face overwhelming challenges to solving the extraordinary socio-economic barriers that impede achieving a healthy quality of life and prosperity.
NMTC’s are a significant tool to help overcome such barriers and attract private investments in community and economic development.

-Romona Taylor Williams, Executive Director, Montgomery Communities United for Prosperity, Duck Hill, MS

District Highlights


In the district, the NMTC has financed 21 projects supporting manufacturing and industrial businesses totaling $258 million through 2020

NMTC Project Profiles (Inside the District)

Water Valley, MS (2,020)

Multi-Tenant Education and Technology Innovation Hub that expands coding-education and workforce training opportunities for an underserved diverse population in rural Mississippi. Tenants include BaseCamp…

Greenville, MS (2,020)

NMTC and NuFarm bring quality manufacturing jobs to Greenville, Mississippi…

Winona, MS (2,020)

Construction of a new, state-of-the-art heavy truck dealership which will offer sales and support for new, used, rental and leased heavy-duty trucks and equipment….

Greenwood, MS (2,020)

Express Grain Terminals, LLC is an agricultural product processor headquartered in Greenwood, Mississippi. NMTCs financed the expansion of their soybean processing facility, which includes…

Walnut Grove, MS (2,020)

The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians recently closed a New Markets Tax Credit transaction related to its two new early childhood education centers and…

Greenville, MS (2,020)

Westport Linen Services is a commercial dry cleaning services. The project provided the Company with funds for leasehold improvements, equipment purchase, and working capital…

Kosciusko, MS (2,019)

The project involved the renovation and expansion of the Montfort Jones Memorial Hospital which provides critical healthcare services to an extremely rural, medically underserved…

Clarksdale, MS (2,018)

NMTC financing supported a construction loan for the rehabilitation of historic hotel in Clarksdale, MS, run by an artist co-op….

Greenwood, MS (2,018)

Express Biodiesel (EGB) built a new plant to produce up to 15 million gallons per year of biodiesel from locally sourced soybean oil and…

Vicksburg, MS (2,018)

Renovation work is underway at Vicksburg High School….

Indianola, MS (2,014)

The Chawla family, owners of one of the most successful hospitality companies in Mississippi, has joined forces with Mississippi Delta Community College (MDCC) to…

Carthage, MS (2,013)

Baptist Health Systems acquired the Leake Memorial Hospital on October 1, 2011 in a transaction with the Leake County Board of Supervisors. Baptist Leake was constructed…

Jackson, MS (2,012)

Habitat for Humanity Mississippi Capital Area invested $5.7M in Midtown and west Jackson areas by creating or renovating 50 homes….

Jackson, MS (2,008)

The acquisition and construction of a mixed-use facility directly across the street from a newly-built Jackson State University Student Union….

NMTC Project Profiles (Nearby the District)

Jackson, MS (2,012)

The Iron Horse Grill MS/Music Experience development is a 15,000 sq. ft. historic/NMTC development….

Jackson, MS (2,018)

After successfully growing and stabilizing three middle schools and one high school in Nashville, RePublic Schools launched Reimagine Prep in the fall of 2015…

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