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Clinic welcomes Nolan Darby

Nolan Darby, USAW, CSCS, recently joined Hattiesburg Clinic Sports Medicine as the coordinator of sports performance. Darby earned his bachelor’s degree at Louisiana Tech University. He completed a strength and conditioning internship with the University of Tennessee football program and served as a strength and conditioning assistant for Louisiana Tech University and Washington State University […] [...]

Four chosen for SEC program

Four Mississippi State University administrators and faculty members are among 48 selected as 2014-15 Southeastern Conference Academic Leadership Development Program Fellows. The MSU contingent includes David A. Dampier, director of the Distributed Analytics and Security Institute and professor in the computer science and engineering department; Mark L. Lawrence, associate dean for research and graduate studies […] [...]

Trustmark makes Barry Collier VP

by Published: October 31,2014

Tags: Barry T. Collier, Mississippi College, Trustmark

Barry T. Collier has been named vice president at Trustmark’s corporate office in Jackson, where he serves as corporate facilities senior project manager.  Collier has more than 18 years of experience in the commercial construction industry. He earned a bachelor of science in education from Mississippi College. He is a member of the American Society […] [...]

Farm Bureau recognizes Congressman Gregg Harper

Congressman Gregg Harper (R – District 3) has been presented with the Friend of Farm Bureau Award for his work in the 113th Congress. This is the third consecutive time that Mississippi Farm Bureau has honored Harper for his commitment to the farmers of Mississippi. Harper serves on the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, […] [...]

Sarah Smith McEwen earns CFM designation

Waggoner Engineering’s Sarah Smith McEwen, EI, has earned her certified floodplain manager (CFM) certification, a national program provided by the Association of State Floodplains Managers (ASFPM). McEwen began at Waggoner Engineering in 2013 upon completing her BSCE from Mississippi State University, and has worked on projects such as the phase A bridge hydraulic recommendations and […] [...]

NBWA taps Paul Bertucci

The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) has chosen Paul J. Bertucci, executive vice president of F.E.B. Distributing Company Inc. in Gulfport and Capital City Beverages Inc. in Jackson, as treasurer of NBWA’s board of directors for the 2014-2015 term. Bertucci, along with his brother, Frank, is the third generation to own and manage the day-to-day […] [...]

Jacob Jorns joins clinic

Memorial Physician Clinics welcomes Jacob Jorns, MD, in the practice of urology in Gulfport, Miss. Jorns graduated summa cum laude with his undergraduate degree from Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, Louisiana. He earned his medical doctorate at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, Louisiana. Jorns completed his internship in general surgery and residency […] [...]

Robert Barnes elected to board

Robert Barnes, president and CEO of PriorityOne Bank, was recently elected to the Independent Community Bankers of America’s Federal Delegate Board. In addition to helping shape and advocate ICBA’s national policy positions and programs, Barnes’s duties include being a liaison between independent community bankers in Mississippi and ICBA staff and leadership in Washington, D.C. He […] [...]

Raymunda Barnes tapped for Mississippi Education Policy Fellowship Program

Raymunda Barnes has been selected to participate in the Mississippi Education Policy Fellowship Program along with 17 other professional and civic leaders throughout the state. Barnes is assistant vice president at Pearl River Community College’s Hancock Center in Waveland. Barnes has been at the Hancock Center since 2007, serving as lead instructor for four years […] [...]

Mississippi State Hospital honors employees

Mississippi State Hospital (MSH) recently honored employees with anniversaries for their years of service to the hospital. Service award recipients include: Dehrun Lyons of Jackson, 10 years; Lula Green of Jackson, one year; Lora Bodker of Brandon, 15 years; Lilly Blackwell of Whitfield, 50 years; Gary Strehlow of Crystal Springs, 15 years; Donnie Sanders of […] [...]

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