Board Member Profiles
Griffith, David Phone: Not Available. Email: Not Available.
A lifelong resident of Cleveland, David graduated from Delta State University in 1993. Entering real estate, while working his way through college, he decided to continue in the profession after graduation. He worked for the Bolivar County Tax Assessor as an appraiser in 1992. In 1998, he became co-owner of Griffith Real Estate and Appraisal Services. He serves as Broker-Associate and sales manager for the real estate office. David is a certified general real estate appraiser and is experienced in many types of appraisals. He is a member of the Cleveland Board of Realtors®, served as President in 2001, and was voted Realtor® of the Year in 2001 and 2014. David is a member of the Cleveland Country Club , Cleveland Lions Club, Cleveland-Bolivar County Chamber of Commerce, Delta State Alumni Association, and the Loyal Order of the Moose.
In 2017, David served as President the Mississippi Association of Realtors ®. During his presidency he traveled across the state talking to local boards about the real estate industry and appraisals. David has served in various roles in the state association including on the Board of Directors. In 2016, David was chosen as the chairman of the Real Property Valuation Forum for the National Association of Realtors® and he will serve as chair of the Real Property Valuation Committee in 2019. He is also a member of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers.
McKinnon, Doug Phone: 601.898.4999 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
board member picture Doug McKinnon is a lifelong resident of Jackson, MS and has been active in real estate for 37 years. He is an Ole Miss graduate and a former faculty member at the LSU Graduate School of Banking, Holmes Community College and the Mississippi Realtors Institute. He holds the MAI professional designation from the Appraisal Institute where he is a current director and past president for the Mississippi Chapter. He also holds the CCIM designation for commercial real estate brokerage and consulting. Mr. McKinnon, a certified general real estate appraiser, is Senior Vice President, Chief Appraiser and Environmental Officer at BankPlus in Ridgeland, MS. He has spent about half of his career in private practice appraising commercial real estate and the other half in banking risk management.
Mr. McKinnon is married to the former Carol Ethridge. They have two adult sons, David and Mark, a daughter-in-law, Mary Margaret and a granddaughter, Caroline.
In 2013 Governor Phil Bryant appointed Mr. McKinnon to a four-year term serving as member-at-large on the Mississippi Real Estate Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board.
Lovorn, Amelia Phone: 901-521-0096 Email: email@example.com
board member pictureAmelia Lovorn originates from Southaven, Mississippi. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Memphis with an emphasis in real estate/finance and is currently enrolled in their Executive MBA program.
Ms. Lovorn obtained both her broker and appraiser’s licenses in the nineties. She is the principal broker and an active certified appraiser for City Realty, Inc., located in Olive Branch, Mississippi. She is also licensed in Tennessee.
Heavily involved in all aspects of real estate, she was the 2011 President of the Northwest Association of Realtors, 2012 President of the Realtor Services Corporation of the Northwest Association of Realtors, and the longest continuously serving member of that board. She served on the Legislative Affairs Committee for the Mississippi Association of Realtors as well as the National Association of Realtors Appraisal Committee. She also serves as a board member for the Bouchillon Institute of Community Planning.
Ms. Lovorn has instructed appraisal continuing education and pre-licensing courses over the past 10+ years, passing the exam to become an Appraisal Qualification Board Certified USPAP instructor in 2004.
In 2012, Governor Phil Bryant appointed Ms. Lovorn to a four year term on the Mississippi Real Estate Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board.
Holliday, Jr., John Phone: 228-392-3303 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
MAB Board Member
John Holliday, Jr. is a lifelong Mississippi resident. Originally from Vicksburg, he resides in Gulfport and has been in the real estate and appraisal business on the Gulf Coast for 35 years. He is the principal of Holliday & Associates Appraisers and broker of ERA-Gulf Realty (ERA Leader’s Circle 2008). He is a member of the Gulf Coast Assn. of Realtors and served twice as President of the Biloxi-Ocean Springs Board of Realtors, also serving on the MS Gulf Coast MLS Committee. John currently serves on the board of directors of the Appraisal Institute, Mississippi Chapter.
Mr. Holliday earned his A.A. from Hinds Community College and B.A. from Mississippi State University. He earned the SRA appraisal designation from The Society of Real Estate Appraisers, now the Appraisal Institute.
Mr. Holliday has served his community as a director for the Gulf Coast Boys & Girls Clubs, Gulf Coast Habitat for Humanity, a local community housing board, acting subdivision architectural review chairman, and served on the original D’ Iberville Zoning/Planning Commission.
He and his wife Lana, have 3 daughters, Jennifer (Lonergan), Whitney and Alyson and a grandson, Connor. They are longtime members of First United Methodist Church Gulfport where he served on the Board of Trustees.
Although John was displaced when his offices were destroyed by Hurricane Katrina, he rebuilt and remains committed to the community on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
In 2012 Governor Phil Bryant appointed Mr. Holliday to a four-year term on the Mississippi Real Estate Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board, where he will be representing the 4th Congressional District.
Cannady, Jr., Norman A. Phone: 601-540-5546 Email: email@example.com
MAB Board Member Norman A. Cannady, Jr., originally from Pascagoula, resides in Madison where he serves as the Madison County Tax Assessor. He holds a Bachelors of Finance and Real Estate from the University of Southern Mississippi.
Norman is a Certified General Appraiser, Licensed Real Estate Broker, Licensed Real Estate Builder, and Licensed Mass Appraiser. He is also a Certified Mississippi Assessment Evaluator, the highest designation conferred by the Mississippi Department of Revenue.
Norman currently serves on the Audit Committee for the Mississippi Chapter of the International Association of Assessing Officers. He serves on the Governmental Affairs Committee for the Central Mississippi Realtors. Norman also serves as a member of the Legislative Committee for the Mississippi Association of Collectors and Assessors.
Norman has been involved in all aspects of real estate for over 20 years. In 1992, he became a licensed salesperson and in 2002 earned his broker’s license. In 1998, he became a licensed appraiser and is now a certified general appraiser. Norman has owned and operated his own real estate brokerage, investment, and appraisal companies.
Norman is active in many organizations including the Central Mississippi Realtors, Mississippi Association of Realtors, National Association of Realtors, International Association of Assessing Officers, Mississippi Association of Assessing Officers, Mississippi Association of Collectors and Assessors, Madison County Business League and Foundation, and Madison County Chamber of Commerce.
In 2014 Governor Phil Bryant appointed Mr. Cannady to a four year term representing Congressional District Three on the Mississippi Real Estate Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board
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