A small business owner and practicing attorney – as well as a mother – Shanda Yates is used to having many things on her plate. Now, she’s taking on another challenge as she runs for the Mississippi House of Representatives. Shanda wants to apply her own work ethic to advocate for the working families of her area – and ultimately ensure a greater Mississippi for all.
- A graduate of Mississippi public schools who wants to bolster an education system that prioritizes teachers
- Her legal career has involved working for both small businesses and Fortune 500 companies, giving her a unique and balanced perspective
- The wife of an U.S. combat veteran who is committed to improving the lives of all Mississippi veterans