Doug Boone of Jackson has joined the staff of Methodist Rehabilitation Center in Jackson as vice president of business development and community relations. He is responsible for continuous development, improvement and promotion of MRC's brand and increasing the utilization of MRC's clinical services. He supports all MRC business lines, manages community relations, oversees strategic business development and develops customer loyalty.
Boone spent 20 years with IBM Global Services in consulting and project management. For two years, he served as the president and CEO of the Community Foundation of Greater Jackson, a non-profit, grant-making organization serving the metro area. He then spent almost five years creating and directing the Project Management Office for international retailer Hudson’s Bay Company.
Boone received his bachelor’s in business administration from the University of Mississippi in 1986 and his master’s in business administration from Millsaps College in 1994. He is an active community volunteer, serving on the board of Operation Shoestring and the advisory board of the Millsaps College Else School.