About Commissioner Britton
Commissioner Britton was elected as the Southern District Public Service Commissioner in November of 2015.
Commissioner Britton worked to pay his way through college and graduated from Jones County Junior College and the University of Southern Mississippi. He worked at the Office of the State Auditor and the Mississippi State Tax Commission. He received his CPA certificate and opened his own CPA firm in his home town of Waynesboro. He has been working in accounting and finance-related positions for 30 years.
Sam holds the following credentials: Certified Public Accountant, Accredited in Business Valuation, Certified Valuation Analyst, Certified in Financial Forensics, Personal Financial Specialist, Chartered Global Management Accountant, and a Charter Mergers & Acquisition Professional. Sam is a real estate broker licensed in Mississippi.
Commissioner Britton is a member of the University of Southern Mississippiís Business Advisory Council, the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts, the Middle Market Investment Banking Association, the Association for Corporate Growth, the Mississippi Economic Council, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the Southeast Chapter of the Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants. Sam is also a life member of the University of Southern Mississippi Alumni Association and the Jones County Junior College Alumni Association.
Sam is married to Robin Robinson and they live in Laurel. Robin is very active in the community and the state. Robin currently serves on the Mississippi Commission for Volunteer Services and the State Institutions of Higher Education. Robin received the Girl Scoutís Woman of Distinction Award and she was inducted into the University of Southern Mississippiís Alumni Hall of Fame besides many other honors and service.