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Arthur McMillan Joins The Excellence Group and NewPath Strategy

Jul 4, 2019

June 27, 2019, Jackson, Mississippi — Arthur McMillan has joined The Excellence Group and NewPath Strategy LLC after serving for eight years as Superintendent of the Biloxi Public School District. McMillan will play a key role with both companies in program development, marketing and operations.

McMillan has a long list of accomplishments in public education in both large and small school districts, including as Superintendent of the Enterprise and Biloxi School Districts. Under McMillan’s leadership, both the Enterprise and Biloxi School Districts significantly increased their operating fund balances and increased their State accreditation levels to the highest possible level. McMillan also has experience as a teacher, coach, assistant principal and principal. Charles Harrison, an owner of The Excellence Group stated that both companies are excited to have McMillan on board, and that his experience and knowledge will enhance the ability of The Excellence Group and NewPath to continue providing public schools the highest level of professional services available.

“The Excellence Group and NewPath have always been friends of public education in our state and I have known and respected the leaders of both companies for many years. They are committed to K-12 and have always been strong advocates for Mississippi public schools. I am excited to be a part of two groups that work hard every day to provide creative and innovative solutions for public education,” says McMillan.


The Excellence Group is an educational consulting organization providing public school districts support in an array of areas, such as administrative mentoring and coaching, academic and business office support and special education and federal programs services. Since 2006, The Excellence Group’s mission has been to foster educational excellence among Mississippi’s public schools. You can learn more about The Excellence Group at

NewPath Strategy works with school districts and other public bodies to operate more efficiently and to save money, while increasing the quality of operations and facilities. From facilities to technology, supplies, staffing, training, and more, NewPath serves as an advocate, advisor, and ally in areas that impact organizational effectiveness and bottom lines.

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