Mayor's Office

Leadership, Values & Excellent Fiscal Stewardship


Mayor
ABOUT DARREN MUSSELWHITE…

CAREER

• Mayor…City of Southaven…June 28, 2013-Present
• Insurance Agent…Shelter Insurance Companies… May 4, 1992 - November 13,
  2017

• Minor-League Baseball Player…Minnesota Twins and San Francisco Giants…
  June, 1989- April, 1992


EDUCATION
• Ole Miss…BBA in Managerial Finance…December, 1989
• Southaven High School Honor Graduate…1985
• Insurance Professional Designation…Life Underwriters Training Council 
  Fellow…July, 1995

• Certified Municipal Officer…Mississippi Municipal League…July, 2017

AFFILIATIONS AND ACHIEVEMENTS
• Named Southaven Chamber of Commerce “Man of the Year”…2017
• Southaven Chamber of Commerce Member
• Governor’s Council of Mayors
• National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors Member
• Shelter Insurance Conference of Champions Hall of Fame Member
• Desoto Rays Youth Baseball Organization Founder, Director, Treasurer, and
  Coach

• Southaven Steelers Youth Football Coach
• Ole Miss Alumni, M-Club, UMAA Foundation, and Ernie La Barge Bullpen Club
  Member

• Mid-South Flag Football Association Player and Treasurer…1991-2011
• Drafted in 1989 MLB Draft
• Ole Miss Baseball Player…1986-1989…Named Most Valuable Pitcher in
  1988…Named Freshman of the Year in 1987

• Named Mississippi's Connie Mack Baseball Player of the Year…1985
• Southaven High School Football, Baseball, and Basketball Player…1982-1985

PERSONAL


• Son of James and Diane Musselwhite
• Married to Laurie Honeycutt Musselwhite for 20 years
• Children…Reid (17), Ryan (14), Drew (12)
• Christian Faith... Attends Life Fellowship Church in Southaven