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ACEC/MS, Installs New 2017-2018 Officers

The American Council of Engineering Companies of Mississippi has installed its new officers for 2017-2018. The new president, Carey Hardin, is with Clearwater Consultants in Starkville. He is a 1974 graduate of Mississippi State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering and later obtained a Master of Science Degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering, also from MSU. ...

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The Ramey Agency Appears again on the Inc. 5000 list

For the second year in a row, Inc. magazine named The Ramey Agency to its 36th annual Inc. 5000, a prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. CEO Chris Ray, called the achievement is a testament to the team’s hard work, dedication and commitment. The Ramey Agency is a brand strategy and marketing communications company with 40 employees and ...

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Kitchings named vice president of member involvement at MEC

The Mississippi Economic Council recently named Beth Kitchings as Vice President of Member Involvement. Kitchings leads a team responsible for growing, engaging and retaining the membership base of the state’s chamber of commerce. She joins MEC with more than 25 years of sales, marketing, and communications experience with organizations and clients in the healthcare, education, financial services, manufacturing, and tourism ...

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Daniel Powell joins BMA survey team under the MSU Co-Op program

Daniel Powell will be joining the Brown, Mitchell & Alexander survey team under the Mississippi State Cooperative Education (Co-op) Program. Powell is a native of Philadelphia, Miss., and received dual Associate degrees in Drafting and Design as well as Land Surveying Technology from East Central Community College in Decatur. He is studying Survey & Geomatics (SGEO) at Mississippi State with ...

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Zorn and Armer named directors of Pascagoula law firm

The law firm of Heidelberg Steinberger, P.A. has named attorneys Stacie Zorn and Tristan Armer directors of the firm. Zorn, who has been with the firm since 2003, has excelled primarily in the areas of federal and state employment law, workers’ compensation, estate law, family law and general litigation. Since 2012, Zorn has been named as a Mid-South Super Lawyers ...

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Trustmark Promotes Justin Laxson to Assistant Vice President

Trustmark has promoted Justin Laxson to Assistant Vice President at its corporate headquarters in Jackson, where he serves as Asset Review Examiner. Laxson has 11 years of banking experience. He earned a Master of Business Administration from Delta State University and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Mississippi State University.

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Fulbright taps Shaw for U.S.-France International Education Administrators Program

David Shaw, Mississippi State University’s chief research officer, has been selected by the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program for its prestigious U.S.-France International Education Administrators Program. In October, Shaw will spend two weeks in France learning about that country’s higher education and research system. He and 11 other senior administrators from U.S. colleges and universities will participate in briefings, campus visits ...

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Rosetti retires from Mladinich Holdings LP and COMVEST Properties LLC

After 40 years as an accounting manager for Mladinich Holdings LP and COMVEST Properties, Gary Rosetti, CPA, has retired. Rosetti joined the Mladinichs in the late 1960s to oversee the payroll and other accounting duties of the family’s many Biloxi enterprises. He went on to become a CPA and auditor for the Defense Contract Audit Agency, the Department of Navy ...

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