Archive for the ‘Newsmakers’ Category

Tate goes to USM-Gulf Park

Jenny Tate has been selected as the campus communication officer for the University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Park Campus. Tate, currently the chief of marketing and development for the Mississippi Museum of Art, replaces Shelia White. Tate holds a master of science in communication studies from the University of Southern Mississippi and a bachelor of […] [...]

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 […] [...]

Leadership class graduates

The Oxford-Lafayette County Chamber of Commerce recently graduated 25 emerging community leaders from its 26th annual Leadership Lafayette Program at a graduation ceremony held at the Oxford Conference Center. The 2014 class includes: Maranda Anderson, FNB Oxford; Steven Ash, Newk’s Eatery; Allissa Barkett, Volt; Angela Barlow Brown, University of Mississippi; Joe Bishop, Oxford Police Department; […] [...]

Kopetz succeeds Brown

Barry E. Kopetz, an experienced Ohio conductor and educator, is the new head of Mississippi State University’s music department. Kopetz formerly was a music professor at Capital University in Bexley, Ohio, a suburb of Columbus. Prior to joining CU in 2001, he served for 10 years as a music professor at the University of Utah […] [...]

Alasdair Roe named new president/CEO of Healthcare Providers Insurance Company

by Published: September 9,2014

Tags: Business, healthcare, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers

Healthcare Providers Insurance Company, RRG, (HPIC), sponsored by the Mississippi Hospital Association (MHA), has announced the appointment of Alasdair Roe to the position of president/chief executive officer of HPI Company (HPICO), which is the attorney-in-fact for HPIC, effective Sept. 1. Previously, he served as chief operating officer. Retiring President/CEO Larry Bourne will serve as president […] [...]

Independent Insurance Agents selects new leaders

by Published: September 9,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers

Scott Gray of Insurance Solutions of Mississippi in Meridian was recently elected chairman of the Independent Insurance Agents of Mississippi (IIAM).  Gray’s election as IIAM’s chairman follows an active involvement with the association that includes serving as chairman-elect and vice chairman, as a member of the Executive Committee, as an IIAM board member and as […] [...]

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College honors its Board of Trustees

by Published: September 9,2014

Tags: Business, education, Gulf Coast, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers

Four Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Board of Trustees members were recently recognized for years of service at the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior College Trustees Conference. Don Massengale and Harry Roberts, both representing Jackson County, were honored for 25 years of service. Mike Andrews, representing Harrison County, and Jay Fletcher, from Jackson County, […] [...]

Innovate Mississippi has named Janet Parker Zito outreach and development manager

by Published: September 9,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers

  Innovate Mississippi has named Janet Parker Zito as outreach and development manager. Specializing in addressing communication competencies, Zito has trained and coached top-level international executives, supervisors, mid-level managers and support staff. She spent 11 years as an award-winning pharmaceutical sales representative, served as host of the Emmy Award-winning and #1 locally produced television show […] [...]

Caroline Ramagos named VP institutional advancement and institutional relations at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

by Published: September 9,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers

Caroline Ramagos has been named vice president of institutional advancement and institutional relations at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. A Soso native, she was previously vice president of institutional advancement at Jones County Junior College and executive director of the JCJC Foundation and Alumni Association. Prior to her employment with JCJC, Ramagos worked in the […] [...]

David Garraway succeeds Mike Godwin as MSU’s television center director

by Published: September 9,2014

Tags: Business, education, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers

David Garraway of the Mississippi State University Television Center is the unit’s director after serving three years as video program manager. Garraway succeeds longtime director Mike Godwin, who is moving to the new post of operations and engineering manager, a position he sought because of his years of broadcasting experience and technical expertise. In the […] [...]

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