Justyn Dixon

Justyn Dixon, President & CEO, is a proven regional development executive with over 15 years of industrial and economic development expertise and more than 30 years of successful sales and marketing experience. Through his established relationships with real estate brokers, industrial site consultants, and state, regional, and local economic development groups, Justyn’s primary focus is on generating jobs and capital investments to strengthen the 14 parishes served by NLEP.  

Prior to joining NLEP, Justyn was the Gulf States Regional Development Director for Agracel, Inc. Through his leadership, he successfully developed and managed a 4.5 million square foot industrial portfolio of 19 facilities in a four-state area. 

Before Agracel, Inc., Justyn was an Economic Development Specialist with the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), responsible for project management and site development of 14 counties. Preceding TVA, he worked as a Senior Project Manager with the Mississippi Development Authority’s Global Business Division, where he focused on recruiting new investment into Mississippi. 

While earning a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration at the University of Mississippi, Dixon was a member of the 113th Mississippi Army National Guard, Military Police, and served on active duty during Desert Storm. He and his wife, Leslie, have two children, Mary Reid and Sims.