Joanna Puddister, originally from Natchez, MS, is married and has one son. She is a graduate of Mississippi State University and Mississippi College School of Law. Joanna graduated from Leadership Greater Jackson in 2015 and is now serving on the Board of Trustees. She is also involved in various groups, such as Team Jxn, American Advertising Federation (AAF – Jackson), Jackson 2000, served as the President of DOVIA (Directors of Volunteers in Agencies) and regularly attends Friday Forum and 1 Million Cups to hear more about all of the great things going on in Jackson. That said, it isn’t often she has spare time, but when she does she loves to cook, listen to music and spend time with her family. She enjoys making new friends and playing trivia. Her co-workers love her fun-loving personality.