Kelsey Steffens


Kelsey Land Steffens is the President of her Family's land and timber management company, Melvin Forest Management. Prior to taking on this role, she worked at the Procurement department at Georgia-Pacific. She has a Master's in Business Administration with a specialization in Supply Chain and Operations Management from the University of Alabama, where she also received her bachelor's degree in Finance in 2011. After living in Birmingham post graduate school, Kelsey and her husband Blaine returned to her hometown of Hattiesburg where they live with their two year-old daughter, Audrey and their beagle mix, Lola

Anna Rush


Anna Rush is an attorney in Hattiesburg, MS where she is the founding partner of Rush Law Firm and currently serves as Assistant City Prosecutor for the City of Hattiesburg.  She sits on the Board for the Pinebelt Young Professionals, and previously served as the organization's Co-chair.  Prior to returning home to Hattiesburg, Anna served as Legislative Assistant and Counsel for Congressman Steven Palazzo, US Representative for South Mississippi.  Anna is a graduate of Ole Miss Law School and Mississippi State University.  She currently lives in downtown Hattiesburg where she is renovating a 100 year old house with her cat, Kit. 

Chelsea Caveny


Chelsea Caveny Lewis is a law clerk for a federal district court judge in the Southern District of Mississippi. Prior to her clerkship, she was an attorney at Southern Poverty Law Center. While at SPLC, her work focused on criminal justice reform cases. Chelsea is a graduate of the University Alabama School of Law, where she was a senior editor of the Civil Rights & Civil Liberties Law Review. Prior to law school, Chelsea spent a year in Maynooth, Ireland getting her master's degree in Community Education, Equality, & Social Activism as a George Mitchell Fellow. She is a 2011 graduate from the University of Mississippi, where she was a member of Phi Beta Kappa, a 2010 Harry S. Truman Scholar, & a member of the Ole Miss Hall of Fame. Chelsea is a native of Hattiesburg & currently lives in Jackson with her husband Ben and their yellow lab, Pete.