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C Spire's General Manager for Wireless Named Among Mississippi's Most Influential African Americans


RIDGELAND, Miss. (March 12, 2024) – Craig Jackson, general manager for wireless division at C Spire, a diversified telecommunications and technology services company, has been named one of Mississippi’s “Most Influential African Americans” 2023-24 by Our Mississippi magazine.

Jackson, along with 13 other honorees, were selected by an independent panel of state-wide business and community leaders, who evaluated nominations received from the public.

Jackson has more than 25 years of experience developing strategy and delivering results. He joined C Spire in 2008, as a leader of customer operations and now is responsible for strategically growing C Spire’s direct and indirect wireless channels, government and business verticals and customer operations. Jackson earned his bachelor’s degree in business from Jackson State University.

“I am honored and humbled to be recognized as one of the most influential African Americans in the state,” shared Jackson. “I am thankful for the opportunity to serve my community and make a positive impact on advancing Mississippi. Through mentorship, I am dedicated to inspiring the next generation of leaders.”

Suzy Hays, president of C Spire, said, “Craig Jackson is an integral part of our leadership team. His exceptional track record of excellence and commitment to ensuring the best possible experience for our customers makes it no surprise that he is being honored as one of Mississippi’s most influential African Americans.”

Jackson, along with leaders from Nissan, WLBT, Ingalls Shipbuilding and Alcorn State, will be honored at the 2024 Our Mississippi Honors Gala on Saturday, March 23, 2024, at the Cadence Bank Conference Center in Downtown Tupelo, Mississippi.

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