About MAST

What is MAST?

The MAST Initiative is a strategy for chemical industry growth in Alabama. A 60-mile stretch through the Mobile area including McIntosh, Axis, Saraland and Theodore, the MAST Gulf Coast Chemical Corridor is an established area for development of Alabama’s chemical industry.

  • Chlor-alkali production

  • Resins and synthetic rubbers

  • Specialty chemicals

  • Synthetic fibers and filaments

  • Coatings and adhesives

  • Refinery operations

Mission

The MAST Initiative strives to further the area’s growth, expand on the area’s existing strengths as a leading hub for the chemical industry and support the companies making a home in Alabama by highlighting synergies, identifying opportunities, recruiting companies and promoting a strategic approach to the continued economic development of the state.

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Mission

The MAST Initiative strives to further the area’s growth, expand on the area’s existing strengths as a leading hub for the chemical industry and support the companies making a home in Alabama by highlighting synergies, identifying opportunities, recruiting companies and promoting a strategic approach to the continued economic development of the state.

Download MAST Brochure

Our Experts

Amendi Stephens

Amendi Stephens

PROJECT MANAGER
ALABAMA POWER

Amendi Stephens represents Industrial Business Development within Alabama Power Company’s Economic and Community Development organization. She has over 15 years of experience in the utility industry. Her experience as a Business Development Manager along with her analytical skills and background in chemical engineering uniquely suits her as a key resource to industrial companies seeking to grow their businesses within the state of Alabama.

Work: 205.257.3947  Mobile: 404.583.3269

Shelby Glover Zaricor

DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
MOBILE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Shelby Glover Zaricor is the Director of Business Development at the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce. The Mobile Chamber is the lead economic development entity for Mobile County, Alabama. Her primary role is helping new industry locate and existing industry expand in Mobile County. Shelby holds a Master’s degree in Economic Development, as well as a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing both from the University of Southern Mississippi. Shelby has been with the Mobile Chamber for three years and is a Baldwin County native with a passion for helping shape communities.

Work: 251.431.8616

Our Experts

Amendi Stephens

Amendi Stephens

PROJECT MANAGER
ALABAMA POWER

Amendi Stephens represents Industrial Business Development within Alabama Power Company’s Economic and Community Development organization. She has over 15 years of experience in the utility industry. Her experience as a Business Development Manager along with her analytical skills and background in chemical engineering uniquely suits her as a key resource to industrial companies seeking to grow their businesses within the state of Alabama.

Work: 205.257.3947  Mobile: 404.583.3269

Shelby Glover Zaricor

DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
MOBILE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Shelby Glover Zaricor is the Director of Business Development at the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce. The Mobile Chamber is the lead economic development entity for Mobile County, Alabama. Her primary role is helping new industry locate and existing industry expand in Mobile County. Shelby holds a Master’s degree in Economic Development, as well as a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing both from the University of Southern Mississippi. Shelby has been with the Mobile Chamber for three years and is a Baldwin County native with a passion for helping shape communities.

Work: 251.431.8616

OUR PARTNERS

Amazing Alabama

Amazing Alabama

Dedicated to helping grow businesses in Alabama

Alabama State Port Authority

Alabama State Port Authority

Well-equipped for lifting entire industries

Bio Alabama

BioAlabama

Connecting the bioscience ecosystem in Alabama

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