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Ryan Kelly  |  Chief Executive Officer

Ryan Kelly, MS, is a Mississippi native and founder/CEO of Horizon Professional Services.  He previously served as Chief Advancement Office for William Carey University and Director of External Relations for The University of Southern Mississippi College of Health.

Kelly earned a bachelor’s of science with honors from The University of Southern Mississippi in 2005 and a master’s of science with honors from Mississippi College in 2007. He is a graduate of the Area Development Partnership’s Leadership Pinebelt, received the Mississippi Top 50 under 40 award in 2016, and received the Mississippi’s Top Entrepreneur award in 2019. In addition to professional activities, Kelly also serves as a deacon at Temple Baptist Church,, member of The Gideon’s International, board member for Pi Kappa Phi Alumni Association and the United Way of Southeast Mississippi, and many others. His areas of professional interest and expertise include healthcare, education, business, technology, economic development, and politics.


Madison Moore
Madison Moore  |  Director of External Relations

Madison Moore is the Director of External Relations at Horizon Professional Services, LLC where she serves 15 different professional organizations, both state-based and international. Madison’s responsibilities cover a wide range of duties from event planning/coordinating conferences, workshops, webinars, and other meetings throughout the year; assisting professional networks through researching and communications; and creating content through formats such as email solicitations, newsletters, grants, radio advertisements, and correspondence letters.

In addition to this role, she also serves as the Director of the Diabetes Coalition of Mississippi, where she oversees logistics of the organization.

Her prior experience involves various leadership roles at the University of Southern Mississippi, where she graduated with honors and obtained a degree in English and Communications Studies. Madison served as President of the English Honor Society, a Cultural Ambassador, Study Abroad Peer Advisor, and member of the Communication Studies Honor Society.  In her spare time, Madison enjoys spending time with her Hattiesburg community, traveling with her husband, being outdoors, reading a good book, and trying to budget for more leisure time in coffee shops.


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Justice Cummins  |  Manager of Events, Marketing and Communications

Justice Cummins the Manager of Events, Marketing and Communications with Horizon Professional Services, in which she helps to coordinate events, manages all social media, leads all marketing efforts, assists with graphic design and website construction, and other communications roles.  Justice has an educational background in journalism and marketing from The University of Southern Mississippi.  Previously, Justice served as a cheerleading coach at Central Mississippi Cheer in Madison, Ms. She also was an Intern at Vertical Church in Madison, Ms.

Justice is an animal-lover who also loves an adventure. During her free time, she enjoys playing with dogs and finding the best shows on Netflix. She enjoys traveling and does so often. Her favorite past time is spending time laughing with friends.

 


Lorrie Davis
Lorrie Davis  |  Membership & Sponsorship Coordinator

Lorrie Davis is the Membership and Sponsorship Coordinator for Horizon Professional Services.  Lorrie serves as a field representative for Horizon and represents its clients in various meetings and conferences.

Lorrie is a seasoned professional with business acumen and proven ability to advance organizational objectives through educating, advocacy, influencing skills, training, and strategic partnerships.
She is an expert in building and maintain stakeholder groups, collaborating with key volunteers and stakeholders to establish sustainable policy system change, and coordinating meetings, fund-raising events and conferences to educate and promote specific issues.
Lorrie also has experience researching, writing and administering effective grant proposals and lobbying for legislation and policy efforts.  Her mix of advanced technical skills and beaming personality allow her to well represent both Horizon and its many clients in a variety of settings.

Mary Kelly
Mary Kelly  |  Manager of Homeowners’ Associations

Mary Kelly is the Manager of Homeowner’s Associations for Horizon.  In this role, she provides the overall management and support for all of Horizon’s homeowners’ association clients.  She provides direct office support for several associations, and oversees work for others.

Mary has a variety of interpersonal professional experiences, including management in retail, interior design, and professional office settings.  Her friendly personality mixed with significant management experience allows her to empathize with members of associations and care for their needs.  During her time with Horizon, each homeowners’ association client has experience financial growth, streamlined cost and project management, improved communications, and an overall pleased membership base.  She ensures that all members of the associations are extremely pleased with the benefits that we provide.


Grace Wilkes
Grace Wilkes  |  Communications Coordinator

Grace Wilkes serves as the Communication Coordinator for Horizon Professional Services. Within this position, she has a range of responsibilities such as editing, writing, interviewing. This entails maintaining the production of weekly newsletters for various Horizon clients and working closely with other members of the Horizon team to produce the Crossroads Magazine

In addition to her position at Horizon, she currently studies at Mississippi State University in pursuit of a degree in Accounting. Along with school, her involvement includes serving as the Vice President of Finance for her sorority, Delta Gamma, where she manages the organization and member’s finances while also creating and maintaining budgets. While at State, some other extracurricular activities she is a part of include Student Association’s Freshmen Council where she holds a leadership position, Undergraduate Women in Business, Accounting and Finance Student Society, Campus Crusades for Christ and French Club.The club she claims takes up the most of her time and passion is Service D.A.W.G.S. due to all the opportunities to give back within the community. With her free time, she enjoys hanging out with her best dog Eunice, smiling with her family and friends, reading a good book, and playing the ukulele.


Paul Kelly
Paul Kelly  |  Special Projects Coordinator

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Lorie Hansen  |  Graphic Designer

Nastocia Bafford
Nastocia Bafford  |  Research Associate

Jessica Nelson 1
Jessica Nelson  |  Research Associate

Jamad Smith
Jamad Smith  |  Administrative Associate