Waggoner Engineering, a full-service economic development, project management and engineering firm with headquarters in Jackson, Miss. announced today the addition of Carla Dazet to its Strategic Services team.

In this role, Dazet will be responsible for providing support to clients as they develop and initiate legislative strategies at the state and federal government levels, including policy analysis and funding strategies. She will also provide business development support, with special emphasis on economic and community development initiatives.

“Carla comes to us with finely-tuned skills in business-to-business sales, community relations and marketing, as well as experience in the political realm,” said Joe Waggoner, PE, Founder and CEO of Waggoner Engineering. “Her varied and in-depth knowledge of several industries makes her a strong asset to our Strategic Services team.”

Dazet most recently served as Account Executive of technology and training for LANtec of Louisiana, in Baton Rouge, La. She has worked for Senator Trent Lott in Washington, D.C. and in Pascagoula and has extensive experience in sales, marketing and business development. Dazet holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of South Alabama.