LSherie Dean has been named the public information officer for the Jackson Municipal Airport Authority (JMAA). Dean has spent the last four years working in the areas of public relations, marketing and customer service for Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN) and Hawkins Field Airport (HKS).
In her new role, Dean will serve as the principle spokesperson for JMAA on all public relations matters. Additionally, she will be responsible for developing and implementing critical public relations and crisis management strategies to enhance the Authority’s image.
With more than a decade of public relations experience, Dean has also served on the executive committee for the 2011 Leukemia & Lymphoma Society MS/LA chapter’s Light the Night event, 2013 chair for the Minority Enterprise Development Week (MED Week) steering committee, committee member for Mississippi Greek Weekend, and social media manager for the Medgar & Myrlie Evers Institute’s 50th Commemoration of Medgar Evers’ Assassination.
In 2012, Dean was featured in the BOOM Jackson magazine as one of Mississippi’s “Influential Jacksonians.” In 2013, the Clarion Ledger featured her in a column on “Finding Positive Purpose.” That same year, she was also featured in the historical Southern Christian Leadership Conference National Organization (SCLC) magazine, as an “Emerging Leader”.
Dean is an JSU alumna, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. She currently serves as the social media chair for the Jackson State University Alumni Association (JSUNAA), and is also a member of the JSU Thrive Chapter, an affiliate of JSUNAA.
Dean resides in Ridgeland with her daughter, Demi Jade and is a member of Cathedral AME Zion Church in Jackson.