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Neal Stephens opens DORE on learning disability

by Published: June 10,2012

Tags: ADHD, asperbers, Dore USA, dyslexia

Neal Stephens is the director of Dore, a program that uses a drug-free regimen of physical exercises to help patients with “learning difficulties” like ADHD, Dyslexia and Asperger’s. Stephens graduated from Harvard in 2009 with a BA in economics. He has been at Dore since 2010. Q — Tell us about the Dore Program’s mission. […] [...]

Trey Jones helping to carry on tradition created by Jimmy Carter

Paul “Trey” Jones is the executive director of the Mississippi Association of Habitat for Humanity Affiliates, a position he has held since June 2011. His past nonprofit work includes a stint as president and CEO of the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Mississippi. He’s also a past board member of the Mississippi Center for Nonprofits and the […] [...]

Will Scarborough helps farmers get produce from their field to your plate

Will Scarborough is the general manager of the Mississippi Farmers Market. The market, operated by the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce, sits in an 18,000-square-foot building on High Street. It is open Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Q — Take us through a typical day for you when the […] [...]

Q&A: Nick Tarlton, Off-Road Adventures

by Published: May 20,2012

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Nick Tarlton is the owner of Pigshak Barbecue in Richland. He also is the event coordinator for Mississippi Off-Road Adventures in South Jackson, which serves as an all-purpose outdoors haven and hosted April’s Warrior Dash and will host the event again next April 20, and possibly April 21 if organizers make it a two-day event. […] [...]

Q&A: Liza Looser, The Cirlot Agency

The Mississippi World Trade Center (MSWTC) entered its 11th year with Liza Cirlot Looser, CEO of The Cirlot Agency, as president of the board. Her term will last one year. The Cirlot Agency is a Mississippi-based, full-service integrated communications firm specializing in global brand strategy, and Looser plans to use her knowledge of international business […] [...]

Q&A: David Carn, Baker Donelson

David Carn is an associate in the Birmingham, Ala., office of Baker Donelson Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz. Carn is experienced in licensing and general business and corporate matters regarding the alcohol industry. He also worked with craft beer breweries and beer entrepreneurs since before Alabama’s Gourmet Bill passed in 2009. His experience includes licensing and […] [...]

Q&A Drew Snyder, Assistant Secretary of State of Policy & Research

by Published: April 5,2012

Tags: Delbert Hosemann, Drew Snyder, Hollingsworth LLP

In January, Drew Snyder was selected to lead Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann’s Policy and Research Division. Snyder arrived from the Washington law firm of Hollingsworth LLP, where he spent four years practicing complex and multidistrict litigation. As assistant secretary of state of policy and research, some of Snyder’s responsibilities include researching potential policy revisions […] [...]

Q&A: Denny Bruns, River Oaks Hospital

Dennis R. “Denny” Bruns has served as president and CEO/president of River Oaks Hospital for more than three years. Bruns earned his undergraduate degree in chemistry and a master’s in health care administration degree from Indiana University.  He is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. Prior to joining River Oaks, he served […] [...]

Q&A Thomas Gregory, chief administrative officer, City of Greenwood

Thomas Gregory, chief administrative officer, City of Greenwood Thomas Gregory is the chief administrative officer for the city of Greenwood and one of his home town’s biggest fans. Gregory earned an undergraduate degree from Mississippi State University in business administration and a master’s in city and regional planning from the University of North Carolina at […] [...]

Rob Adams: Faculty member, University of Texas at Austin

Rob Adams is on the faculty of the MBA program at the University of Texas at Austin, where he is also director of Texas Venture Labs. Dr. Adams a former software executive, entrepreneur and institutional fund manager. He has served on many corporate boards, and has founded or financed more than 40 companies which have […] [...]

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