Billy C. Bridges has volunteered as a Trustee, Vice Chairman and Chairman of the Mutual Credit Union Board and supported improvements that include merging with Raymond Credit Union and opening the Yazoo City Branch. For 17 years, he has served as a Director of the Mississippi Credit Union Association, where he is Vice Chairman of the Board, and he has lobbied Congress in support of credit union initiatives. A graduate of the Defense Information School, he was Chief of the Public Affairs Office of the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center and also worked as a Public Relations Manager and Subject Matter Expert contractor supporting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Now retired, Mr. Bridges is a Certified Tree Farmer and member of the Mississippi and Attala County Forestry Associations. He is active in many church and community activities. Community support has included the Vicksburg-Warren Chamber of Commerce, Economic Development Foundation, United Way of West Central Mississippi Vicksburg-Warren Alliance, Mississippi Sciences Network and statewide People Against Litter organizations. He and his wife, Jaynie, have two children and four grandchildren.