Mississippi Interactive, LLC (MSI), the state's official provider of digital government services, was recently named one of Mississippi Business Journal’s 2019 Best Places to Work in Mississippi.

The Best Places to Work in Mississippi survey and awards program was designed to identify, recognize, and honor the best employers in Mississippi that are raising the bar of excellence in our state’s business climate.

"It is a tremendous honor to be recognized as one of the best employers in the state," said MSI General Manager Dana Wilson. "One of our company’s founding principles is to be the best place our employees have ever worked. This award validates the investment we've made into strengthening our culture and taking care of our team."

Since MSI was awarded its first eGovernment services contract with the state in 2010, the Jackson-based subsidiary of NIC Inc. has developed more than 250 Mississippi digital government solutions including websites and payment processing applications, grown from four to 16 employees, and created a number of new technology jobs in Mississippi. The services MSI built for the state of Mississippi, including the state’s first government chatbot, MISSI, have received 79 awards for their innovative approach to state government.

To be considered for participation, companies had to fulfill the following eligibility requirements:

  • Be a for-profit or not-for-profit business
  • Be a publicly or privately held business
  • Have a facility in Mississippi
  • Have at least 15 full-time employees in Mississippi
  • Be in good standing with the Mississippi Secretary of State

The overall winner and rankings will be revealed at a special event on June 27, 2019 and all winners will be published in a special supplement of Mississippi Business Journal.

For more information on the Best Places to Work in Mississippi program, visit https://msbusiness.com/best-places-to-work/.

About Mississippi Interactive

Mississippi Interactive (MSI) is a public-private partnership between the state of Mississippi and Mississippi Interactive, LLC that helps state government entities Web-enable their information and services. Jackson-based MSI is celebrating its ninth year as the state's official digital government services partner and is part of digital government firm NIC's (Nasdaq: EGOV) family of companies. MSI also operates ms.gov, the official website of the state of Mississippi, which offers more than 250 state and local online services.

About NIC

NIC Inc. (Nasdaq: EGOV) launched the digital government industry in 1992, and continues to lead it, providing a secure payment engine and thousands of digital government solutions across a network of more than 6,000 federal, state, and local government agencies. In addition, NIC is the nation's leading provider of outdoor recreation solutions, with 1 out of 6 hunting and fishing licenses in the United States sold using an NIC service. The Company launched the nation's first personal assistant for government and comprehensive mobile platform, Gov2Go®, as well as the innovative, data-driven prescription drug monitoring platform, RxGov®. More information is available at www.egov.com.