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Theresa Kennedy

Director of PR and Communications

The Moss Point native attributes her success to her parents. Her mother – a teacher – taught her to work selflessly. Her father instilled in her a diligent attitude, sociable nature and an unwillingness to accept mediocrity. She is a graduate of Moss Point High School and a proud alumna of the Alcorn State University, where she was apart of the 2001 SWAC Women’s Tennis Champion team and initiated into Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Upon earning a Bachelor’s in Business Administration and a Master’s in Agricultural Economics from Alcorn State University, Theresa has worked in the area of agriculture, entrepreneurship, banking, political campaigns, small business consulting, city government, community outreach and marketing.

She served as the Director of the Women Business Center of Mississippi, an organization that assists women entrepreneurs and small business owners with starting and/or growing their businesses. She was honored to impact the lives of women across the state.

With much dedication, Theresa has moved full-steam ahead with her public relations, marketing and brand/business development agency, fifty-five │twenty, LLC, which was founded in 2012. Her clients include: entrepreneurs to small businesses to non profits. She is continuing to let her light shine and helping others do so as she serves as Senior Advisor and making a difference in the bottom line of her clients.


Theresa Kennedy