Archive for the ‘Newsmakers’ Category

Camgian’s Gary Butler named to post at Vanderbilt University

by Published: April 24,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers

Vanderbilt taps Butler Camgian chairman and CEO Gary Butler has been named vice chair of Vanderbilt University School of Engineering’s Board of Visitors. Butler is a 1994 graduate of Vanderbilt University with a master’s degree in mechanical engineering. After graduating from Vanderbilt, Butler went on to receive his doctoral degree from the University of Cambridge. […] [...]

Chef Damien Cavicchi named regional director of culinary operations

by Published: April 24,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers

The Blake at Flowood and The Blake at Township recently welcomed chef Damien Cavicchi as regional director of culinary operations. Cavicchi joins The Blake with extensive experience in high-end restaurants under his belt, most recently at the historic Biltmore Estate in Asheville, N.C., where he served as corporate executive chef for five years. He also […] [...]

Rick Hartzog named director of information technology at Madison River Oaks Medical Center

by Published: April 24,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers

Rick Hartzog of Ridgeland has been named director of information technology at Madison River Oaks Medical Center. Hartzog earned a bachelor of science in computer science from Belhaven College and has nearly 20 years of experience working in the IT industry.  He is highly skilled in project leadership, relationship management, vendor relations and strategic planning.  […] [...]

David Hayhurst chosen as dean at USM

by Published: April 24,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, Newsmakers

Dr. David T. Hayhurst is the new dean of the College of Science and Technology at the University of Southern Mississippi. Hayhurst, who has more than 35 years of experience in higher education, previously served as dean of the College of Engineering at both San Diego State University (2002-2013) and the University of South Alabama […] [...]

Nancy C. Montz joines Memorial Physician Clinics

by Published: April 24,2014

Tags: Business, healthcare, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers

Memorial Physician Clinics recently welcomed Nancy C. Montz, MD, in the practice of internal medicine. Montz graduated with her undergraduate degree from the University of New Orleans. She earned her medical doctorate from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine in New Orleans. Shwe completed her residency in internal medicine at LSU Health […] [...]

Jackson State’s Sylvester Murray honored

by Published: April 24,2014

Tags: Business, education, Mississippi, Newsmakers

Jackson State University visiting professor Sylvester Murray recently received national recognition for his long career of mentoring students who later became public administrators across the country. Murray was presented the 2014 Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Exemplary Practice Award by the American Society for Public Administration during the organization’s annual conference. The award is the latest in […] [...]

Baker Donelson elects 13 new shareholders

by Published: April 24,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, Newsmakers

Baker Donelson has elected 13 new shareholders across the firm including three attorneys in its Jackson office: Jennifer G. Hall, Lee Harrell and Everett White. Hall is a member of the firm’s labor and employment group. She frequently represents employers before the EEOC, DOL, and Mississippi Department of Employment Security and in federal and state […] [...]

Keesler Federal Credit Union committee and board members elected

by Published: April 24,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, Newsmakers

At Keesler Federal Credit Union’s 2014 Annual Membership Meeting, James Hollingsworth and Josie King were re-elected to the 2014-2015 board of directors. The 2014-2015 Board of Directors are as follows: The board officers are: Hollingsworth (chairman); Jerry Caldwell (vice chairman); Richard Moss (treasurer); Jamie Perronne (secretary); Cynthia Payne Childers (member); Jon Rivera (member); and King […] [...]

Mad Genius adds Jay Earwood and Ash Taylor

by Published: April 23,2014

Tags: Business, marketing, Mississippi, Newsmakers

Advertising/creative production firm Mad Genius recently welcomed two new employees — Jay Earwood as web developer and Ash Taylor as senior video producer. A graduate with honors from the University of Mississippi with a BS in electrical engineering, Earwood spent 10 years as an engineer in the defense industry. Seeking an outlet for his creative […] [...]

Grambling State University hires Clarence Lavon Hayes

by Published: April 23,2014

Tags: Business, education, Louisiana, Mississippi, Newsmakers

Grambling State University has hired Clarence Lavon Hayes, a graduation coach from Clarksdale High School, as its new director of admissions and recruitment. Hayes has more than 16 years of education experience at Jackson State University, Hinds Community College, Coahoma Community College and the Clarksdale Municipal School District. He holds master’s and doctoral degrees from […] [...]

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