Archive for the ‘Newsmakers’ Category

Pickering Firm adds Terry Durham, Katherine Nelson, Chase Percer, Calvin Payne and Bob Ardary

by Published: September 4,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers

Pickering Firm Inc. has added five new members to its staff. Terry Durham, PE, has joined the firm’s Memphis office as an electrical project engineer. Durham received his bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Memphis and has 25 years of experience. Katherine Nelson has joined the firm’s Memphis office as […] [...]

TEC appoints Summer Prestridge provisioning coordinator

by Published: September 4,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers, technology

TEC has appointed Summer Prestridge as provisioning coordinator at in Jackson. Prestridge brings with her over 13 years of experience in the telecommunication industry. She currently resides in Wesson with her two daughters, Lexi and Adalyn. [...]

MSU’s Mark E. Keenum elected vice chairman of Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research

by Published: September 4,2014

Tags: Business, education, Mississippi, NEWS

  Mississippi State University President Mark E. Keenum has been elected by his fellow directors as vice chairman of the 15-member board of the Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research (FFAR). Keenum was appointed to a three-year term on the FFAR board of directors by U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Thomas J. Vilsack. Keenum is a […] [...]

J. Bryan Burnside named director of imaging at Madison River Oaks Medical Center

by Published: September 4,2014

Tags: Business, healthcare, Mississippi, NEWS

J. Bryan Burnside, of Brandon, has been named director of imaging at Madison River Oaks Medical Center. Burnside is licensed by the Mississippi State Board of Health as a medical radiation technologist and has more than a decade of experience in the healthcare field. Burnside’s work experience has allowed him to work in a variety […] [...]

Claussen lands internship with Eley Guild Hardy Architects

by Published: September 4,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, NEWS

Eley Guild Hardy Architects recently welcomed Taylor Claussen as an intern architect.  A native of Hueytown, Ala., Claussen received a bachelor of architecture in 2014 from Mississippi State University.  While attending MSU, she was actively involved with the Sigma Chi Lambda sorority where she worked on projects for World Vision. During the summer 2013, Claussen […] [...]

Shaun Abrahams, Morgan Rabby hired by Tice Engineering Inc.

by Published: September 4,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, NEWS

Tice Engineering Inc. has hired Shaun Abrahams as project designer and Morgan Rabby as marketing specialist. Abrahams, a graduate of Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, specializes in commercial architecture, structural, civil, mechanical, marine and electrical engineering, construction drawings, operations and project management and interior design. Abrahams obtained an associate’s degree in engineering technology and design […] [...]

Brad Smith promoted to state fire coordinator

by Published: September 4,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, NEWS

State Deputy Fire Coordinator Brad Smith has been promoted to state fire coordinator. Smith joined the Mississippi State Fire Marshal’s Office in November 2009 as the state deputy fire coordinator. Prior to joining the Fire Marshal’s Office, he served as the county fire coordinator and emergency management director for Chickasaw County for 20 years and […] [...]

Todd Hunt elected to board of International Association of Venue Managers

by Published: September 4,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, NEWS, Tupelo

Todd Hunt, director of the BancorpSouth Arena in Tupelo, has been elected to a two-year term on the board of directors of the International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM) as the sector director representing arenas. In this role he will serve as the voice of IAVM’s worldwide arena members. Hunt has served on the Arenas […] [...]

Jason Sanderson named CFO at Brown Bottling Group

by Published: September 4,2014

Tags: Brown Bottling Company, Business, Mississippi, Newsmakers

Brown Bottling Group has appointed Jason Sanderson as chief financial officer. Sanderson comes to Brown from Cypress/Hawthorn Pharmaceuticals in Madison where he served as chief financial officer. Originally from Hattiesburg, he is a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi and holds a bachelor of science degree in accounting. He is a certified public accountant […] [...]

Dr. Harper Stone elected president of the AHA Greater Southeast board

by Published: September 4,2014

Tags: Business, healthcare, Mississippi

Dr. Harper Stone was elected president of the American Heart Association, Greater Southeast Affiliate board of directors. He is serving on the board during the association’s 2014-2015 fiscal year. Stone is board certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease. He is currently affiliated with the Jackson Heart Clinic and serves as president of the Mississippi […] [...]

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