Hinds County Human Resource Agency’s (HCHRA) leadership includes a highly-qualified team of senior administrators and directors with more than 200 years of professional experience. Areas of expertise includes human resources; board and office administration; social work; counseling; psychology; accounting; purchasing and procurement; public relations; and marketing. Because HCHRA is an agency with multiple programs that address a variety of community needs, it is crucial that the leadership not only has significant experience, but also a strong knowledge base. This mission-driven and caring group of professionals dedicates themselves to the Hinds County Mississippi community and re-commits each year to improve upon the previous year’s efforts.
HCHRA employs approximately 400 staffers. While the CEO has general oversight, senior staff manage day-to-day departmental operations.
Meet our Senior Staff & Directors
Kathleen Williams-McGriggs joined HCHRA in 1999, and serves as the Senior Vice President of Administrative and Board Services. She attended Hinds Community College and graduated from Phillips College and Regent University. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Business with a concentration in Administration. She has a legal background in Court Reporting and Court Administration with the Fifth Circuit Court, and acquired legal experience with several local law firms. Kathleen has more than 35 years of executive leadership experience with Mississippi non-profit organizations, and is a Notary Public, a licensed Real Estate Agent, and a graduate of Leadership Greater Jackson. Kathleen enjoys public speaking, giving back to her community, spending time with family and friends, traveling, and reading. She serves as an advocate for underprivileged children and families through her passion for fairness and equality. Her leisure time is spent volunteering with her local church and other organizations that benefit those in need.
Al Junior is a graduate of Morehouse College and Atlanta University where he obtained his Bachelors of Art (BA) and Masters in Business Administration (MBA) respectively. Mr. Junior has been with HCHRA since 1976, starting as Fiscal Officer. Prior to employment with HCHRA, Mr. Junior shared his talents with institutions of Higher Learning such as Tuskegee Institute (University), Jackson State College (University), and Tougaloo College.
Roger Lutrell is the Vice President of Planning and Development for Hinds County Human Resource Agency. He earned a Business Degree from Southeast Arkansas College and a Finance degree from the University of Arkansas, Pine Bluff. He also carries certifications in both Management and Accounting. Roger brings with him over fifteen years of experience, including five years as a Chief Financial Officer and three years as an Executive Director/CEO for a Community Action Agency in Arkansas. He served as Treasurer of the Arkansas Community Action Agency’s Association Board of Directors 2015-2016.
It isn’t hard to see his passion and drive for business development and process management. Roger believes that a successful business model ensures that its mission, programs, products and services are consistently presented in a strong positive image to its stakeholders, as internal operations drives innovation and inspires creativity. Before Community Action, he spent several years traveling the United States in the for profit arena, and accredits much of his success to the diverse cultural perspectives that he encountered along the way.
Harry J. Lane, III
Harry Lane attended Southern Illinois University & Jackson State University. At SIU, he majored in Marketing, minored in Finance & Black American Studies. He served as Vice President of Pi Sigma Epsilon: a professional fraternity in marketing, sales management, & selling. At JSU, he took additional courses in economics, political science, & property management. He was a GRI: (Graduate Realtors Institute). Harry has been with HCHRA since December 1979, He has served in several positions: from Asst. Energy Coordinator, Energy Coordinator, Accountant, Director of Neighborhood Service Centers (DCP), Property Officer, Property Officer/Building Manager to his current position. He is a former licensed Real Estate Agent & former Licensed Social Worker. He is currently a member of the Mississippi Association of Governmental Purchasing and Property Agents.