MHSAA forms new strategic partnership, brings Jonson on board

CLINTON, Miss. – To further its mission of providing leadership and coordination to members, the Mississippi High School Activities Association has partnered with Teall Properties Group (TPG) to manage multi-media rights of the association and to enhance the profile of the association and its supporters.

Adam Jonson

“This presents an exciting new opportunity for the MHSAA and all those we serve throughout the state,” said Rickey Neaves, Executive Director of the MHSAA. “TPG brings a wealth of experience and industry knowledge to our corporate partner sales platform.”

To execute the partnership, Adam Jonson comes to the MHSAA and TPG after spending the past 15 years working in external relations at the collegiate level. His experience includes stints as Director of Athletics at LSU-Alexandria, Senior Associate Director of Athletics at Northwestern State, and Assistant Director of Athletics at the University of Louisiana at Monroe. Jonson will serve as General Manager for the MHSAA. Individuals and businesses interested in partnership opportunities with the MHSAA can reach Jonson by phone or email: 601-924-6400 (office) – 318-729-7376 (cell) – adam.jonson@teallpropertiesgroup.com.

“The MHSAA and TPG have strong, established reputations, and I am blessed to join an amazing team that has been created by both organizations,” said Jonson. “Working alongside the MHSAA staff, we have a rewarding opportunity to impact the experience of students participating in high school activities.”

“The MHSAA has passionate participants, fans, and corporate partners,” said Mike Wolfert, CEO of TPG. “We know the MHSAA fits perfectly into the TPG lineup of 19 state association partners, and we are thrilled to be working in the state of Mississippi. Our goal is to create new revenue streams for the MHSAA, while generating tangible results for their marketing partners.”

A native of Winnsboro, Louisiana, Jonson and his wife Elizabeth have three young children – Holly, Anne Margaret, and William. Elizabeth is a former MHSAA and Ole Miss student-athlete who now works in the Mississippi Secretary of State’s office.

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