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“My passion for governmental affairs has evolved from a decade of building lasting relationships with Mississippi business and community leaders, political officials, and nonprofit boards of directors, all with the common goal of furthering Mississippi jobs, education, and communities that will benefit our state for generations.”

Seth Hood assists the Adams and Reese Intersection of Business and Government Practice, representing clients in government relations, economic development, public finance, and counseling individual business and industry groups on how to navigate the regulatory challenges across local, state, and federal governments.

With a decade of experience and deep knowledge in the legislative, regulatory, and state procurement processes, Seth advises clients on government relations matters at the local level in Jackson, Mississippi, and at the federal level in Washington, D.C. 

Before joining Adams and Reese, Seth launched and served as managing partner of Political Sourcing Group, a business consulting and non-partisan campaign management firm. Managing the consulting, marketing and campaign efforts for political officials, small businesses, and nonprofits, he established long-standing relationships with Mississippi community leaders, business professionals, and elected officials. Among other services, he led campaign management and targeted marketing efforts for local, statewide, and federal political campaigns.

Seth is the Lobbyist and Executive Vice President for the Home Builders Association of Mississippi, a 63-year-old trade organization that serves as the statewide association to protect and further the interests of the state's housing and construction industry.

Seth formerly served as an associate at JM Hughes Group, providing governmental affairs consulting, association management, media management, and lobbying on behalf of clients by staying apprised of new bills and working beside legislators at the capital and with their campaign needs.

Seth began his professional career as a commercial insurance producer and risk management consultant for Terral Insurance, LLC, one of Mississippi’s most longstanding insurance agencies. He earned the designation of Commercial Lines Coverage Specialist. His primary focus was working alongside the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools and national insurance companies as they re-evaluated new risks to the school industry.

Born and raised in Jackson, Seth received his Bachelor of Business Administration (Risk Management and Financial Planning) from the Mississippi State University College of Business.

Disclaimer: Seth Hood is not licensed to practice law.


  • Mississippi State University, BBA, 2012

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

  • Leadership Mississippi, Class of 2024
  • Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of Mississippi, Young Professionals Committee