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Christopher Freeze is a former Executive Director of the Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS) through appointment by Governor Phil Bryant.
As executive director, he oversaw an agency responsible for a wide range of public assistance to children and families throughout Mississippi. Under his leadership, agency staff helped Mississippians move from a state of crisis to self-sufficiency through targeted state assistance programs. This assistance made a profound difference to these families and improved quality of life within the state.
Before MDHS, Mr. Freeze served 23 years with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), retiring as the Special Agent in Charge of the FBI's Jackson Division.
As head of the FBI in Mississippi, Mr. Freeze worked to strengthen partnerships with public and private sector agencies, bring attention to the challenges facing law enforcement, and encouraged individuals to demonstrate leadership in all aspects of their professional and personal life.