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Dr. Stan Kuczaj elected president of the American Psychological Association’s Division 6

by Published: September 9,2014

Tags: Business, healthcare, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers

Dr. Stan Kuczaj, professor of psychology and director of the Marine Mammal Behavior and Cognition Laboratory at the University of Southern Mississippi, has been elected president of the American Psychological Association’s Division 6. He will become president-elect at the August 2014 APA meeting, take over as president in August 2015 and become past president in […] [...]

Ross & Yerger adds Tammy Burnham and Marcus Burger

by Published: September 9,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers

Tammy Burnham has joined Ross & Yerger’s Energy Practice as an account manager.  She comes to the firm with over 30 years of insurance experience in various positions in the industry working for both agencies and insurance companies. Also, Ross & Yerger has added Marcus Burger as the newest sales team member of the Future […] [...]

Camille Snyder becomes youngest president in National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors history

by Published: September 8,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers

Camille Snyder has been elected president of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA) in Jackson for the 2014-2015 term. At age 29, she is the youngest NAIFA-Jackson president in the organization’s 56-year history. Snyder is a sales manager with Allen Financial Group, the Guardian Life general agency in Mississippi. She successfully completed […] [...]

Lauren English joins Hattiesburg Clinic Connections

by Published: September 8,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers

Lauren M. English, PA-C, recently joined Hattiesburg Clinic Connections as a physician assistant. She received her bachelor of science from Mississippi State University and her master of physician assistant studies from Mississippi College. English is board certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. Her professional affiliations include the American Academy of Physician […] [...]

John Kelly, Richard Morrison appointed to Mississippi Board of Education

by Published: September 8,2014

Tags: Business, education, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers

The Mississippi Board of Education has appointed Dr. John R. Kelly to serve as board chairman for a two-year term. Kelly, who since 2007 has served as Gulfport’s chief administrative officer, previously served as the board’s vice chair. Former Gov. Haley Barbour appointed Kelly to the Board of Education in 2011. A Utica native, Kelly […] [...]

Elizabeth Frazier earns promotion with Pileum Corporation

by Published: September 8,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers

Elizabeth Frazier has been promoted to operations manager for Pileum Corporation from her previous role as senior engineering and sales coordinator. Frazier is a native of Biloxi, and is a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi where she earned a bachelor of arts degree in sociology. While at USM, Frazier was listed on the […] [...]

Mississippi Health Care Association chooses board members for 2014-2016

by Published: September 8,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers

The Mississippi Health Care Association has chosen its board members for 2014-2016. They are: president Bobby Rotolo, Briar Hill Management, Ridgeland; first vice president Stan Maynard, Trinity Health Care Center, Columbus; secretary Bobby Beebe, Pathway Management, Ridgeland; treasurer, Johnnie Walters Jr., Consulate Management, Ridgeland; Area I vice president Rob Skelton, Cornerstone Health & Rehab, Corinth; […] [...]

Demetria Griffin graduates from State Personnel Board’s Administrative Services Certification Program

by Published: September 8,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers

Demetria Griffin, administrative support and public relations administrative assistant at South Mississippi State Hospital, recently graduated from the State Personnel Board’s Administrative Services Certification Program (ASCP). Griffin has worked at SMSH since November 2010 and in her current position since July 2012. She is a native of Bolivar County, and holds an associate’s degree in business […] [...]

Silas Simmons’ Benny Jeansonne wins Public Service Award

by Published: September 8,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers

Benny Jeansonne, a partner at the CPA firm Silas Simmons, LLP in Natchez, has been awarded the annual Public Service Award by the Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants. Jeansonne has been active in many community associations, causes and events, serving as chairman of the Chamber of Commerce and Natchez Now as well as service […] [...]

Rita Green named family financial management specialist for the Mississippi State University Extension Service

by Published: September 8,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers

Rita Green, an experienced consumer economics professor, has been named the new family financial management specialist for the Mississippi State University Extension Service. Green most recently has served as an assistant professor of human development and family studies with an emphasis in consumer economics in the MSU School of Human Sciences. She has also been […] [...]

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