Gena Lentz

Mississippi Development Authority

Gena Lentz serves as the director of foreign investment for the Mississippi Development Authority. Throughout her career, Lentz has served at the MDA in various roles, including economic development representative, global project manager, and international trade specialist.

Lentz also served as the economic development services manager for Mississippi Power where she led a team responsible for programs and services to support the company strategy for growth through the recruitment and expansion of business.

Lentz received her Bachelor of Arts in English, psychology from the University of Mississippi and her Juris Doctor from the University of Alabama.