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Trent Mulloy to chair Mississippi Manufacturers Association board

Trent A. Mulloy has been named the 2014-2015 chairman of the Mississippi Manufacturers Association board of directors. Mulloy, a native of Laurel, is the fourth generation to work for the family-owned Laurel Machine & Foundry Company, founded in 1904, where he currently serves as president. In addition, Earl Walker, senior director of external affairs-state and […] [...]

Memorial Physician Clinics adds 3 doctors to staff

Memorial Physician Clinics of Gulfport has recently added three doctors to its staff. Dr. John T. Pessoney will practice  Occupational Medicine at Memorial Occupational Medicine and Health Clinic, 1110 Broad Ave., Suite 500 in Gulfport. He received his medical doctorate from Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C. He completed his residency in Occupational […] [...]

Jenna Schilling, Natasha Haynes recognized

Two Mississippi State University Extension Service professionals were recently honored by the National Extension Association for Family and Consumer Sciences for their work in the early childhood field. Jenna Schilling, Extension associate, and Natasha Haynes, Extension agent in family and consumer sciences, won the national Early Childhood Child Care Training Award for the TummySafe program, […] [...]

RAC chooses HV Nagendra

Architect HV Nagendra has joined Roy Anderson Corp as its director of healthcare. Nagendra is a graduate of Washington University where he earned his degree in architecture and urban design. He is currently a member of the American Institute of Architect (AIA), the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) and AIA’s Academy of Architecture […] [...]

Jackson City Council confirms appointees

The Jackson City Council has confirmed Mayor Tony Yarber’s appointees to the Historic Preservation Commission, Jackson Zoo Board, Jackson School Board and a new director of Planning and Development. The mayor has appointed Eric Anthony Jefferson director of Planning and Development. Jefferson is currently a transportation engineer and planner with Stantec Consulting. He was previously […] [...]

Parrott chairing committee

Adams and Reese partner and Banking and Finance Team leader Charles Parrott has been appointed to serve as chairman of the Bank Attorneys’ Committee for the Mississippi Bankers Association, serving a one-year term expiring mid-year in 2015. Parrott has served as the Adams and Reese Banking and Finance Team leader since 2004, and he was […] [...]

Rushing & Guice – Best Places to Work 2014

SMALL CATEGORY Ocean Springs-based law firm Rushing & Guice has long enjoyed historical ties to the business lifeline of the Mississippi Gulf Coast and beyond. In addition to being active with the region’s seafood and maritime industries, Rushing & Guice also has enjoyed a close business relationship with the iconic Barq’s Root Beer brand. Through […] [...]

Elizabeth Mills Boone

Before becoming an attorney, Elizabeth Boone had a plethora of work experience, having served as a lead lab chemist, saleswoman and financial management associate before entering the University of Mississippi Law School. Upon graduation, Boone began working at Jackson law firm Watson and Jones, where she became a partner in early 2013. Her areas of […] [...]

Northington, Kilroy promoted

The Mississippi Economic Council has promoted Cathy Northington and Christi Kilroy to new leadership positions. Northington has been named vice president, programs and administration. Hired a decade ago as a part-time, entry-level employee, Northington worked her way up from the ground floor at MEC. Married with three children, she is a member of the Professional […] [...]

Read May 31 issue of MBJ

>>BILOXI BOUND New ball park will bring Double-A baseball to Gulf Coast – by Frank Brown Also in this week’s paper: >>INTERNET State lawmaker says Internet retail sales tax could fund transportation projects- by Ted Carter >>TRANSPORTATION Mississippi road builders conflicted over study committee- by Wally Northway >>TECHNOLOGY Jackson teen mobile app developer invited to Apple conference- by Clay Chandler >> ROSS REILY Barry […] [...]

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