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Brunini attorneys listed in 2018 Mid-South Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Brunini announced 14 attorneys have been selected to the 2018 Mid-South Super Lawyers and five attorneys have been selected to the 2018 Mid-South Rising Stars. 2018 Mid-South Super Lawyers are: Jackson: Matt Allen, Business Litigation; Sheldon Alston, General Litigation; Steve Carmody, Employment & Labor; Lynne Green, Estate & Probate; Trey Jones, Business Litigation; David Kaufman, Business Litigation; Sam Kelly, Construction ...

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Hopkins appointed to TEC director of sales

TEC announced the appointment of Bryce Hopkins as Director of Sales located in the Jackson corporate office. In this role, Hopkins will directly manage the Sales team and implement strategic sales initiatives and goals. He also will work closely with the marketing and operations teams to provide insight into new products and services for the business to business market. Hopkins ...

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BankFirst Financial Services announces the launch of SBA Lending Division

BankFirst announced that it has expanded its business banking solutions to offer SBA 7a, and 504 loans to small business owners throughout Mississippi and Alabama. With a retail branch network in central Mississippi and Alabama, BankFirst’s entrance into SBA lending allows the Company to better serve its existing communities as well as develop a southeastern footprint to offer loan products ...

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O’Neal, Jr. appointed to the Regions Financial Corp. Board of Directors in Jackson

Regions Financial Corp. announced that Willie Anthony O’Neal, Jr. has been appointed to the company’s Board of Directors in Jackson, effective immediately. O’Neal is a third-generation business leader and pioneer with more than 28 years of professional experience in the areas of engineering, program & project management, business development & marketing, quality management and business operations. In 2015, O’Neal was ...

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Rice joins BankFirst Financial Services

BankFirst Financial Services announced that Renee Rice is the new Community Banking President for Madison County. Rice is active in the community, including serving on several local and state boards: Madison County Community Trust, Finance and Economics Advisory Board at Mississippi State University and Jackson Academy Board of Trustees. She is a Columbus native, receiving a bachelor’s degree from Mississippi ...

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Davis joins Mississippi State Personnel Board as general counsel

The Mississippi State Personnel Board recently announced that Richard Davis will serve as the agency’s general counsel. In this role, Davis will be chief advisor to the executive director regarding policy, procedures, and administrative programs. He will also be MSPB’s liaison to the governor’s office and legislators. Davis has more than seven years of legal experience. Prior to joining MSPB, ...

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Cehajic joins Hattiesburg Clinic Surgery

Boris Cehajic, MD, recently joined Hattiesburg Clinic Surgery, providing surgical evaluation and treatment for a variety of health conditions and disease management. Cehajic received his medical degree from the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, La. He completed an internship and residency at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, Tenn. Cehajic is a member of ...

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Edney named MC School of Law’s Distinguished Alumni Lawyer of the Year

Butler Snow announced Andrea La’Verne Edney has been named Mississippi College School of Law’s 2018 Distinguished Alumni Lawyer of the Year. Each year, Mississippi College’s Alumni Association recognizes one graduate from each of the school’s departments for their Alumni of the Year awards. Honorees are chosen based on service and dedication to the school, professional achievements and leadership in their ...

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Main Street Greenwood directed elected to represent on State Board

Brantley Snipes, the executive director of Main Street Greenwood, Inc., has been elected to the Mississippi Main Street Association (MMSA) Board of Directors for a two-year term, beginning in January and through 2020. A native of Greenwood, Snipes has served for five years as the Executive Director of Main Street Greenwood, Inc., a non-profit, historic preservation organization that works to ...

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