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Emerson earns new title

by Published: April 23,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, Newsmakers

Darrell S. Emerson of Florence has been named director of respiratory care at Madison River Oaks Medical Center. Emerson is a registered respiratory therapist with over 15 years in the health care field and has served in a leadership capacity for the last decade. [...]

Jason Peets named CAO at Morgan-White Group Inc.

Jason Peets has been named chief administrative officer of Morgan-White Group Inc. (MWG).  In this capacity, Peets will assume responsibility of the company’s third-party administrator (TPA) and continue his role as manager of the Special Markets Division. Peets began his career with MWG in 2006 as an agent for MWG employer services. In 2008, he […] [...]

Flowers, Townsend confirmed for parole board

by Published: April 23,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, Newsmakers

The Mississippi Senate has confirmed two members of the state Parole Board. Nehemiah Flowers Jr. and Butch Townsend were nominated to the five-member board last year by Gov. Phil Bryant. The two Brandon residents have been serving while awaiting confirmation. Flowers is a former U.S. marshal for the southern half of Mississippi, and Townsend is […] [...]

Alton J. Walters retires from Army Corps of Engineers

by Published: April 23,2014

Tags: Army, Business, Mississippi, VICKSBURG

Alton J. Walters, chief engineer on the U.S. Army Corps-Vicksburg District’s Motor Vessel Benyaurd, has retired with over 39 years of service. Walters first began working for the Corps in 1974 as a tying tool mechanic on the Mat Sinking Unit where he also served as a diesel electric striker and a tying tool repairer […] [...]

J. Ryan Clarke joins EarthCon

by Published: April 23,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, Newsmakers

EarthCon’s Gulf Coast Operations has expanded with the addition of J. Ryan Clarke, a project environmental scientist. In his new role, Clarke will continue to perform inspections, assessments and monitoring for schools, governmental agencies, financial institutions and industrial facilities throughout the Gulf Coast. In addition to his industrial hygiene experience, he has conducted and coordinated […] [...]

Madison River Oaks Medical Center names Rhonda Thomas as 2013 Employee of the Year

by Published: April 23,2014

Tags: Business, healthcare, Mississippi, Newsmakers

Madison River Oaks Medical Center has named Rhonda Thomas as 2013 Employee of the Year. This award is the highest honor bestowed on a hospital employee each year, and Thomas was chosen from among 375 employees for the honor. Thomas is the chief medical technologist of the laboratory and has worked for Madison River Oaks […] [...]

Sledge&Company Financial hires Murray Ann Penn

by Published: April 23,2014

Tags: banking, Business, finance, Mississippi, Newsmakers

Sledge&Company Financial has hired Murray Ann Penn as the new director of operations. Penn earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Alabama. She then went on to study law at Mississippi College, where she earned her J.D. Her position will entail overseeing client plans, and maintaining a proficient understanding in estate, business and financial […] [...]

Carolyn Monfils made sales director for Hilton Garden Inn

by Published: April 22,2014

Tags: Business, Hilton Garden Inn, Mississippi

Carolyn Monfils was recently named director of sales for the Hilton Garden Inn Jackson/Madison located in Madison. Monfils brings over 20 years of hospitality experience to this position. Her primary duties include achieving hotel revenue, profit and customer satisfaction goals by developing and implementing successful sales strategies, account management, business development and team leadership. [...]

TEC chooses Aaron Timlake, Kelli Bolstad

by Published: April 22,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, Newsmakers

TEC has appointed Aaron Timlake as switch technician at TEC of Jackson. Timlake attended Hinds Community College in Ridgeland where he received an associates’ degree in computer network support technology. He currently resides in Jackson. Also, TEC has appointed Kelli Bolstad as human resources/payroll representative. Bolstad received a degree in business administration from Parkland College […] [...]

Planters Bank promotes Ann Williford, Melissa Purvis; names Brandon Baldwin a loan officer

by Published: April 22,2014

Tags: Banks, Business, Mississippi, Newsmakers

Planters Bank has promoted Ann Williford to assistant vice president for the Leland office. Williford is a native of Leland and attended Leland schools and Mississippi Delta Community College. She has 34 years of banking experience and 15 years with Planters. Williford is a member of the Leland Chamber of Commerce and Leland Deer Creek […] [...]

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