Auditor Pickering Names Brad White Chief of Staff

(Jackson, Miss.) – State Auditor Stacey Pickering announced today the appointment of Brad White as the new Chief of Staff for the Office of State Auditor.

Bill Pope, who has served as Chief of Staff since 2008, is retiring at the end of September after 22 years with the State Auditor’s Office.

“I am excited to have Brad join our leadership team. He will provide experienced leadership for the Office and serve as a valuable asset for the staff,” State Auditor Stacey Pickering said. “I thank Bill for his dedication and exceptional service to this Office and to the State of Mississippi.”

As Chief of Staff, White will oversee the administration of the Office of the State Auditor and help direct the day to day management of the office.

“I thank Auditor Pickering for this opportunity,” Brad White said. “I look forward to working with him and the rest of team at the State Auditor’s office to better serve Mississippi and protect our taxpayer dollars.”

White resides in the small Simpson County community of Jupiter, Mississippi. He previously served in positions with both the Mississippi Transportation Commission and the Mississippi Public Service Commission. He is a Deacon at Jupiter Baptist Church and a former executive director of the Simpson County Economic Development Foundation.

Auditor Stacey Pickering Release