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Vincent Noce receives master’s degree

Vincent Noce, a staff member of the Mississippi Office of Homeland Security, recently completed a master of arts degree in security studies at the Naval Postgraduate School Center for Homeland Defense and Security. Noce has served in various investigative and intelligence roles in government for the past 17 years, and recently served a two-year tour […] [...]

Nail McKinney welcomes Andrew Spearman, Ryan Rhea

Andrew Spearman and Ryan Rhea have joined Nail McKinney Professional Association as staff accountants. Spearman is a native of Tupelo and a 2014 graduate of Mississippi State University with a master of taxation. He has passed all parts of the CPA exam and is working out of the firm’s Tupelo office. Rhea, also a native […] [...]

Reeves taps Mike Webb for MHC

Mike Webb has been named to the board of directors of Mississippi Home Corporation (MHC). Lt. Governor Tate Reeves appointed Webb to MHC’s Tax Credit Subcommittee, and will serve a six-year term expiring in 2020. Webb is the CEO of Iuka-based First American National Bank, where he has been employed for 18 years. He was […] [...]

Jay Mooney earns recognition

by Published: October 20,2014

Tags: Jay Mooney

Jay Mooney, Liberty Mutual Insurance’s territory manager of Mississippi, has been named the 2013 Territory Manager of the Year for the Southeast Region of Business Insurance. Mooney graduated from Mississippi College with a bachelor of science in business administration in 2006 and an MBA in 2008. [...]

Realtors chooses Nita Wingard

by Published: October 20,2014

Tags: Central Mississippi Realtors, Nita Wingard

Central Mississippi Realtors has selected Nita Wingard as its first director of communications and public relations. Wingard began her career in marketing and community support at the University of Southern Mississippi’s Institute for Disability Studies.  She has previously worked in various capacities of non-profit organizations over the past seven years including roles such as housing […] [...]

Community Bank welcomes Shane’ E. Dubois

by Published: October 20,2014

Tags: Community Bank, Shane’ E. Dubois

Shane’ E. Dubois has joined Community Bank in the Flowood office as a vice president. Dubois was previously employed at another local bank as a vice president and branch manager with over 19 years of experience. Dubois, a Jackson native, resides in Rankin County with her husband, Flowood native Dan Dubois, and their two children, […] [...]

Stacy Thompson chosen by Regions

by Published: October 20,2014

Tags: Cowan Road Branch in Gulfport, Regions Bank, Stacy Thompson

Regions Bank has appointed Stacy Thompson as assistant vice president and manager of the bank’s Cowan Road Branch in Gulfport. A native of Petal, Thompson has more than 15 years of banking industry experience. She most recently served as a branch manager for BancorpSouth in Hattiesburg. Thompson earned her business marketing degree from California Coast […] [...]

Daniel Coker adds attorneys

The law firm of Daniel Coker Horton & Bell, P.A. has added three new attorneys. Marcus A. Williams is now practicing in the firm’s 
Jackson office. Williams earned a B.A. from the University of Mississippi in 2010 and a 
J.D. from the UM School of Law (cum laude) in 2014. Philip M. Levy, who practices […] [...]

Willie James Young Jr. named alumni director

Willie James Young Jr. was recently named the new director of alumni affairs at Mississippi Valley State University. Most recently, Young has worked as the personnel director for the Greenwood Public School District, a position he held from July 2003 until June of this year. A native of Greenwood, Young  began his professional career in […] [...]

Tim Reeves relocating to Mississippi

Tim Reeves, the editor of Selma (Alabama) Times-Journal, has been named president of Vicksburg Newsmedia, LLC and publisher of The Vicksburg Post. Reeves has served as editor of the Times-Journal since September 2010. He helped lead a newspaper redesign and the launch of a magazine. During Reeves’ time as editor, the Times-Journal earned 46 editorial […] [...]

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