Meet the Candidate
Rahim Talley has been in public service for over 20 years as a member of the United States Army and National Guard. Rahim helped defend this great nation with 3 Combat tours of duty in support of Operation Desert Shield/Storm and Operation Iraqi Freedom. Rahim earned several medals for his service that includes Army Commendation medals and Army achievement medals. Rahim had made a pledge to not only continue this dedication to serve, but to utilize every available resource for the benefit of this Great State. Rahim also earned 2 graduate degrees in Public Health and Public Administration. Rahim is also a small business owner with 2 companies and 41 employees. Rahim serves as Executive Director of the African American Leadership Network and previously served as Chairman of the Community Relief Foundation non-profit. Rahim is a member of the Ridgeland Chamber of Commerce, Prince Hall Masons, VFW, and American Legion and Rahim is a member of the Mississippi Manufacturers Association.