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Mississippi former Gov. Phil Bryant joins consulting firm

Former Gov. Phil Bryant signing the heartbeat abortion bill in March 2019.

Bryant is a Republican who ended his eight years as governor on Jan. 14.

Posted: Jan 29, 2020 1:26 PM

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Former Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is joining a consulting firm founded by an attorney who was his chief of staff.

The firm was founded in 2019 by Joey Songy. A news release Wednesday said it's now called Bryant Songy Snell.

The third partner is Bryant's daughter, Katie Snell, who is an attorney.

Bryant is a Republican who ended his eight years as governor on Jan. 14. He previously served four years as lieutenant governor and 11 years as state auditor.

The news release said the firm will focus on economic and business development, public relations, strategic planning and government affairs.

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