Mayor's Office

Leadership, Values & Excellent Fiscal Stewardship

ABOUT DARREN MUSSELWHITE

CAREER

  • Mayor…City of Southaven…June 28, 2013-Present
  • Insurance Agent…Musselwhite Insurance Agency, LLC/Shelter Insurance Companies… May 4, 1992-Present
  • Minor-League Baseball Player…Minnesota Twins and San Francisco Giants…June, 1989- April, 1992

EDUCATION

  • Ole Miss…BBA in Managerial Finance…December, 1989
  • Southaven High School…1985
  • Insurance Professional Designation…Life Underwriters Training Council Fellow…July, 1995

AFFILIATIONS AND ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Governor’s Council of Mayors
  • Southaven Chamber of Commerce
  • National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors
  • Shelter Insurance Conference of Champions Hall of Fame
  • Shelter Insurance Partner in Profit
  • Business For Good
  • Desoto Marlins Youth Baseball Organization Founder, Director, Treasurer, and Coach
  • Southaven Steelers Youth Football Coach
  • Ole Miss Alumni, M-Club, UMAA Foundation, and Ernie La Barge Bullpen Club
  • Mid-South Flag Football Association Player and Treasurer…1991-2011
  • Drafted in 1989 MLB Draft
  • Ole Miss Baseball Player…1986-1989…Named Most Valuable Pitcher in 1988…Named Freshman of the Year in 1987
  • Named Mississippi's Connie Mack Baseball Player of the Year…1985
  • Southaven High School Football, Baseball, and Basketball Player…1982-1985

PERSONAL

  • Son of James and Diane Musselwhite
  • Married to Laurie Honeycutt Musselwhite for 17 years
  • Children…Reid (14), Ryan (11), Drew (9)
  • Christian Faith... Attends Life Fellowship Church in Southaven
  • Children attend Desoto County Schools in Southaven