CHOCTAW, Miss. — Brian Robinson currently works for the tribe as the Utility Engineer/Tribal Energy Manager and lives in Carthage, MS with his family. He has been an entrepreneur, having owned and operated Robinson Engineering, and has been the tribe’s General Manager for Choctaw Electrical Inc. for well over 20 years combined. He has his Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering from Mississippi State University, is a licensed professional engineer in the State of Mississippi, and certified as a Master Electrical by the International Code Council (ICC). Mr. Robinson has just recently received his NCCER National Registry credentials through NCCER’s National Craft Assessment and Certification Program through the Mississippi Construction Education Foundation (MCEF) and has successfully become a Curriculum Performance Evaluator. In addition, Mr. Robinson received his NCCER National Registry credentials through the National Craft Assessment and Certification Program. In addition to his current tribal duties, Mr. Robinson will be the new Instructor for NCCER Electrical classes beginning in 2020. The Office of Economic Development wants to congratulate Mr. Robinson on this well-deserved accomplishment for the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.

NCCER Electrical Core Curriculum Students Appreciated

CHOCTAW, Miss. -- Brian Robinson’s National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) Electrical Core Curriculum class had breakfast and a visit from Chief Cyrus Ben to show appreciation for their work and determination in class. Students include Michael...

Choctaw Teacher Selected as Mississippi Coding Academies Facilitator

CHOCTAW, Miss. -- Shonda R. Wesley is from the Pearl River Community but currently is living in Edinburg, MS. Ms. Wesley’s parents are Deborah Tubby, Stepdad Sandy Tubby, and the late Kenneth Wesley. She has three brothers and three sisters and many nieces and nephew....

Choctaw Opportunity Zones Could Boom In 2021

CHOCTAW, Miss. -- The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians’ two Opportunity Zone designations are expected to garner attention in the coming months as a result of a projected big boost from the new administration in Washington.   The MBCI was able to secure Opportunity...

Tribal Employee Becomes NCCER Certified as Instructor in HVAC

CHOCTAW, Miss. — Christopher Dearing lives in Philadelphia, MS with his family and currently is an employee of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians. For the past three years, he has worked as an HVAC/R Technician for Choctaw Tribal Maintenance. He has over 10 years...

John Hendrix
Director of Economic Development


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375 Industrial Road | STE 2
Choctaw, MS 39350

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