Workforce Grants and Development Staff


Lucy Lamberth


Lucy has been with MCC since 2010 and serves as the director of workforce grants and development. She brings with her 19 years of experience in customer service, retail, finance, and project management. She received her Associates degree from MCC and continued on to receive both a Bachelors and a Masters of Business Administration from Mississippi State University. Lucy enjoys assisting individuals and companies with creating a project to better equip their staff and future employees with skills needed in today's environment.

Michelle Thompson
Project and Grant Coordinator | 601.553.3484

Michelle has been with MCC since 2022. She brings with her 37 years of service-oriented professional experience. She received her Education Specialist Degree from Walden University; a Master of Science of Arts in Early Childhood Education from Jackson State University; a Bachelors of Science of Arts in Early Childhood & Family Education from Jackson State University; and an Associate of Applied Science in Early Childhood Education from Meridian Community College.

Darren Bane
Project Coordinator | 601.481.1318

Darren has been with MCC since 2015. He brings 6 years of operations and production management experience to the college, as well as 20 years retail management experience. He received his Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from Mississippi State University. Darren enjoys watching others grow their careers trough skills development training and is passionate about helping others maximize their potential.

Mallory Hardy
Project Coordinator | 601.484.8653

Mallory has been with MCC since 2020. She brings 10 years of experience in the healthcare and service fields. She received both her Bachelor of Science/Kinesiology-Exercise Science and Masters of Science/Health Education-Nutrition degrees from the Mississippi University for Women. She also attended MCC where she received her Associates of Arts degree. Mallory wants to assist local employers and job seekers in obtaining training needed to build their resume for current and future employment.


Shannon Coleman
Workforce Innovation Opportunities Act Case Manager

Carolyn Martin
Workforce Administrative Assistant

Annah Mcrae
Workforce Development Office Coordinator


Victoria Liddell
Out-of-School Youth
Program Director

Margie Moore
Out-of-School Youth
Program Coordinator

Laura Pender
Workforce Administrative Assistant