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Ivan has been employed with Rural Development for almost 30 years. In April of 1997, Ivan came to the Mississippi State Office as a Loan Specialist for the Single Family Housing Division, where he works closely with the Guaranteed Rural Housing Program and Direct Very-Low and Low-Income Housing Programs. He is a graduate of Mississippi State University and Hinds Community College.

Ivan is married to Melanie who is from Charenton, Louisiana and he also has two children. When Ivan is not being a Single Family Housing Specialist, he is either fishing, on the farm working with his cattle or helping 4-H youths with their livestock projects.

Join Us for the 2018 July Luncheon

Guaranteed Rural Housing 2018

with Ivan Kiani and Johnny Jones

Thursday, July 19, 2018

River Hills Club

3600 Ridgewood, Jackson, MS 39211

$20 per person

​Luncheon Sponsor

After graduating from Mississippi State University in 1982 with a degree in Agri-Business, Johnny has worked for Rural Development for 38 years in Mississippi. In 1990, Johnny was promoted to the State Office in Jackson, MS where he served as a Rural Housing Loan Specialist from 1990 to 1997. In February 1997, Johnny moved into his current position as Program Director of Single Family Housing for the State of Mississippi.

Johnny enjoys playing golf and tennis when he is not with his family. He is married to Libby Jones and they have three grown children as well as four grandchildren. Johnny and his family are residents of Madison, MS and they attend the 1stBaptist Church of Madison.

Johnny Jones

Single Family Housing Program Director


Ivan Kiani

Guaranteed Rural Housing Coordinator