Sandra Buckley serves as the director of marketing and external affairs for Innovate Mississippi.
Sandra’s responsibilities include facilitating, promoting and marketing Innovate Mississippi’s events, including the annual Conference on Technology Innovation, the Innovators Hall of Fame Awards Gala and the statewide Discovery Luncheon events.
She also serves as executive editor for the Innovation Report, Innovate Mississippi’s annual publication devoted to showcasing the extensive reach and scope of the organization’s accomplishments, partnerships and vision.
Sandra began her career in Nashville, Tennessee, with the nation’s largest bank marketing firm. Upon her return to Mississippi, she has held professional and volunteer positions in marketing, public relations, event planning and freelance writing, which have provided her extensive experience in these fields. In 2009, Sandra was selected as one of Mississippi’s 50 Leading Business Women by the Mississippi Business Journal.
Sandra holds a Bachelor of Science degree in political science along with three earned minors in English, history and psychology from Mississippi College.