TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - Doug Johnson has resigned as the executive director of the BancorpSouth Arena and Conference Center effective July 31.
He’s returning to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to help with the healthcare of his family.
Johnson was named the director in December 2020.
“We absolutely understand that family comes first,” Tupelo Mayor Todd Jordan said. “Doug has worked tirelessly to create new events at the BancorpSouth Arena & Conference Center. He is leaving us in a stable financial condition and we will continue to build on the momentum created through his leadership.”