NEW SOUTH DEVELOPMENT & TRAINING, INC.

Diedra Perry is a highly skilled and experienced Business Development Coordinator for New South Development & Socrates Garrett Enterprises.  She has over 20 years of solid Administrative and Business Development experience.   Her background includes Technical /Proposal Writing, QA/QC, Compliance Reporting, Marketing, Project Administration, and more.

new south development & training is committed to:


   "Great vision without great people is irrelevant."  - Jim Collins

A professional and licensed engineer with well over 40 years of experience with a solid emphasis on environmental engineering and restoration.  His extensive experience includes but is not limited to: Environmental Site Assessments, Environmental Sampling and Air Monitoring, Spill Prevention and Response Planning, Development of bid documents for abatement, remediation and construction, Computer Modeling, Program and Project Management.  

about nsdt

Mr.  Dickerson is the Founder and Executive Director of Smart Micro-Bio, LLC which has been successful at managing the licensing of patent pending intellectual property that transforms animal manure into a valuable liquid concentrate platform for growing specific soil microbiology for agriculture applications while recovering undigested food and other solids for recycling – Sustainable Manure Asset Recovery Technology.

Our Environment  NSDT is committed to the research and innovation. necessary to be an active and positive impact on our environment. This includes research and training in Agriculture, Waste to Energy, Smart Microbiology, and more.

Our Communities NSDT is committed to the economic development of under-served communities.  We achieve this through providing training initiatives that give skills necessary for employment, career advancement, and business ownership.

Advancements in Engineering Technology NSDT Founder and President, Mr. Socrates Garrett, has been a fixture in the Engineering for over 30 years.  He is vested in seeing the next generation of Engineers become pioneers and innovators in the field.

NSDT is proud to partner with other great industry leaders and non-profit organizations that are similarly committed.

 NSDT is a 501C3 designated not for profit corporation.


Mr. Garrett is the President and CEO of New South Development and Training, Inc., (NSDT) a not-for-profit, Research, Innovation,Training, and Development organization.  In addition to Mr. Garrett's position with NSDT, he has also owned and operated SGE for over 30 years. 

Mr. Garrett is a board member of Metro Chamber of Commerce and the Jackson Chamber of Commerce. He serves as President of the Jackson Medical Mall Business Association and is a commissioner on the Levee Board. Mr. Garrett has been appointed by Governor Barbour to serve as Chair for the Mississippi Broadband Connect Coalition. 

DIEDRA PERRY

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT 


about our team!

 DONALD BACH, P.E.

PROJECT MANAGER


L. SOCRATES GARRETT

PRESIDENT / CEO


New South Development and Training, Inc., is comprised of seasoned leaders in the areas of Program/Project Management, Engineering, Environmental Remediation, Waste, Microbiology, and more. Each of our team members is equipped with years of industry-specific experience.

J. RODNEY DICKERSON

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF SMART MICROBIOLOGY INITIATIVES