Welcome Aboard!

The Alliance welcomes two new members to our 2023-24 Board of Directors! 

Mike Dixon

Michael Dixon received his undergraduate degree from Palm Beach Atlantic University and his Masters of Divinity at Mercer University. In 2007, Michael founded Ekklesia Hattiesburg, a non-denominational church committed to serving those in need in Hattiesburg. Michael is the former director of Extra Table and currently serves as the executive director for the Pinebelt Foundation, which has distributed over $25 million in grants. He is married to Sarah Dixon and is father to Lillian and Chapman.

Sandy Young

Arthur Young, better known as “Sandy”, has served as chairperson of the Charles L. Young, Sr. Foundation since 2010.  This family foundation is based in Meridian, Mississippi and has focused its philanthropic activities in the Lauderdale County area since 2002.  Sandy worked for E.F. Young, Jr. Manufacturing Company for over two decades before retiring in 2002 from the position of International Sales Manager.  He is currently the owner and/or senior partner of multiple businesses.

Please join us in welcoming Mike and Sandy!

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