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Miss. leaders focus on startups for job growth

Economic downtown is a great time for startups to begin and flourish Dynamism in the economy comes from new businesses, but the bad news is new business creation has dropped over the past five years. However, Americans can take comfort in the fact that “50 percent of our largest companies today were founded in either a bear market or in ...

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Gus Dulaney hired as vice president and director of financial asset accounting at BankPlus

Gus Dulaney, CPA, CIA, was recently hired as vice president and director of financial asset accounting at BankPlus. Dulaney was most recently employed with Mississippi Development Authority as manager of disaster recovery. A native of Terry, Dulaney is a graduate of Mississippi College. In the community, he is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Mississippi Society ...

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Corinne Fox, the first female masters graduate from Ole Miss, retires

City of Jackson planning director Corinne Fox has retired. Deputy director Bonnie Hopkins has taken over as director. Fox has been at the forefront of planning efforts in Jackson for much of her 45-plus-year career. She is credited with developing a “groundbreaking” comprehensive plan for the city in 1996 and writing a downtown strategic plan that now guides $2 billion ...

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Pearl River Resorts announces Warren, Brolick and Cook as new executives

Pearl River Resort has announced three new executives. >> Bryce Warren was named president and CEO. He brings 30 years of gaming industry experience to his new position and amongst other management positions, has served as assistant general manager of Pearl River’s Silver Star Hotel and Casino, Choctaw; vice president and assistant general manager of Blue Chip Casino and Hotel, ...

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Leslie Crenshaw joins People Lease

People Lease has announced Leslie Crenshaw as the newest member of its staff. Crenshaw brings over five years of experience in the banking industry. She has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Mississippi. Her primary responsibilities include workers’ compensation audit administration, monthly reconciliation and payment of supplemental policies and assisting the payroll department with daily processing.

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Peabody to take command of Mississippi Valley Division of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

In a formal change of command ceremony, Maj. Gen. Michael J. Walsh transferred command of the Mississippi Valley Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, to Maj. Gen. John W. Peabody Nov. 10. Walsh, MVD commander and president of the Mississippi River Commission since February 2008, has been assigned as the deputy commanding general for civil and emergency operations for the ...

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Tammye Campbell Brown joins Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes

Tammye Campbell Brown has joined Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes as an associate in one of the firm’s Litigation Departments focusing on healthcare. Brown brings a wide range of experience to her medical malpractice defense focus. She obtained her B.S. in nursing in 1991 and practiced for seven years at St. Frances Cabrini in Alexandria, La. She then obtained her ...

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Tammye Campbell Brown joins Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes

Tammye Campbell Brown has joined Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes as an associate in one of the firm’s Litigation Departments focusing on healthcare. Brown brings a wide range of experience to her medical malpractice defense focus. She obtained her B.S. in nursing in 1991 and practiced for seven years at St. Frances Cabrini in Alexandria, La. She then obtained her ...

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Shawn Sultan joins staff at Memorial Hospital

Gulfport’s Memorial Hospital welcomes Shawn Sultan, M.D., hospitalist/internal medicine physician, to the Memorial medical staff. Sultan received his bachelor’s degree from Johns Hopkins University in economics. He received his doctor of medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in Pittsburgh, Pa.

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