The Gulfport Business Club has named its officers for 2016: Rick Marshall, president; Robert Bass, vice president; Sherri Carr Bevis, treasurer; Jason Savarese, secretary; and Lea Ivey Stone, member at large.
The club meets at the Great Southern Club in the downtown Gulfport Hancock Bank Building at 11:45 a.m. each second and fourth Tuesday.
Local and state business and government leaders attend the meetings to address current and planned developments affecting businesses in South Mississippi. The April 26 speaker will be Ashley Edwards, the new director of the Gulf Coast Business Council.
Membership $25 per year and lunch is $15.