Meridian Star


June 23, 2013

Mitchell Companies hires new communications manager

MERIDIAN —  Mitchell Companies has recently named Anna Grace Ward as the new communications manager. In this role, Ward will be responsible for coordinating marketing and employee communication for all of Mitchell Companies across all platforms, websites, social media, and print. She will also be responsible for event management for various company events.

    Ward graduated from Mississippi State University in 2011 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications with an emphasis in public relations and a minor in marketing. She worked as the corporate business specialist at Vital Care, Inc. before moving to Mitchell Companies. Ward also has past experience in positions at the United Way of East Mississippi, the Greater Starkville Development Partnership, and the MSU Career Center.

    “We are very excited to have Anna Grace join us as the Communications Manager,” said Adam Mitchell, president of Mitchell Companies. “Her talents and past experience will make her a valuable asset to our team and we are confident that she will have a positive influence on Mitchell Companies.”

    Ward graduated from the Leadership Lauderdale program in 2013 and is a member of the Meridian Symphony League, Young Professionals of Meridian, and the Meridian chapter of the Public Relations Association of Mississippi. She also recently became an Ambassador for the East Mississippi Business Development Corporation. Ward currently resides in Meridian and is the daughter of Kim Ward and the late Jim Ward.

    Mitchell Companies is a family business in Meridian dating back for four generations and includes Mitchell Distributing, Mitchell Signs, M’Prints Promotional Products and National Scrubwear, Southern LED Solutions, and Bellerive Gardens.

    For more information about Mitchell Companies, call 800-467-7471 or visit

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