Pettus Named to MS Tourism Board

July 12, 2021

Visit Jackson’s Vice President of Marketing, Jonathan Pettus, has been named to the Board of Directors of the Mississippi Tourism Association (MTA).

Pettus will serve a three-year term as Area IV Board Member for the capital/river region, co-chair of the association’s marketing and public relations committee and member of the education committee.

“I appreciate that my fellow tourism professionals nominated and voted for me to serve as a board member of the Mississippi Tourism Association,” Pettus said. “It is an honor and privilege to help lead our industry as we recover from the devastating impact of COVID-19.”

Pettus, who has spent the last six years in the tourism industry, previously worked as an account executive at MWB. The Jackson-based marketing firm serves tourism and other sectors in the region.

He is a leader for the Mississippi DMO Marketing Association and a past president of the American Advertising Federation of Jackson.

During his tenure at Visit Jackson, Pettus has led a team whose work has been awarded numerous Ad Fed and MTA awards, including Best of Show ad campaigns and Destination Marketing Organization of the Year in 2020.