Michael Flood
Michael Flood
Michael Flood has been named Assistant to the Central Transportation Commissioner, announced Commissioner Dick Hall, chairman, Mississippi Transportation Commission.

Flood previously worked for eight years with the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) as a member the Public Affairs team. As a Public Information Officer, he represented the agency and its programs with other government agencies, local and state officials, border state DOTs and the general public.

Flood served as an MDOT spokesperson and handled media relations for various divisions and programs within the Office of Highways, Office of Enforcement, Districts 6 and 7 in south Mississippi and Southern District Transportation Commissioner Tom King.

“At MDOT, I had the opportunity to learn and study from one Mississippi’s public relations master's, and that experience working for Public Affairs Director Jarrod Ravencraft has prepared me for this next chapter in my career," Flood said. "I am honored to serve a legend in Mississippi government and politics, and look forward to working with Commissioner Hall in making Mississippi's transportation system great again."

During his tenure with MDOT, Flood coordinated messaging for several major communication plans, including MDOT’s year-long centennial celebration in 2016 showcasing how transportation in Mississippi has evolved over the last 100 years. He also lead efforts for the Katrina +10 campaign focused on the rebuilding, reconnecting and renewal of the Gulf Coast following Hurricane Katrina leading up to the 10 year anniversary in 2015.