Glenn L. McCullough, Jr. Announces Candidacy

First Congressional District, Mississippi – Glenn L. McCullough, Jr. today announced his candidacy to for Mississippi’s first congressional district.

“I am announcing today my intention to run for the United States House of Representatives. I would be proud to follow in the footsteps of Senator Roger Wicker in representing the people of the first congressional district.”

President George W. Bush named McCullough Chairman of the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Board of Directors on July 19, 2001. The U.S. Senate confirmed McCullough to the TVA Board in November 1999 after his nomination by President Bill Clinton to a term ending on May 18, 2005.

He is a former state director of the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) and a former mayor of the City of Tupelo.

“As a sixth generation Mississippian, I have a strong passion for our way of life and strong, conservative Mississippi values. As a businessman, Director of ARC, Mayor and Chairman of TVA, I have gained a broad knowledge of what Mississippians need and want from their leaders in Washington. I take this role very seriously, and look forward to continuing to serve everyone in this region.”

Currently, McCullough is a partner in Ardillo, McCullough & Taggart, LLC, a corporate consulting firm specializing in business development, government relations, and executive management counsel.

McCullough graduated from Mississippi State University. He is married to the former Laura White. They have two sons, Vance, and Glenn Thomas, both students at Mississippi State University.

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