Posts Tagged ‘2010’

Still rebuilding but planning for future

    The current mood of tourism on the Mississippi Gulf Coast is a mixed bag. There’s optimism, caution, forward-thinking excitement and some apprehension. As this publication prepares to go to press, the British Petroleum oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico remains unabated and its consequences for Mississippi unknown. At this time, no oil […] [...]

Pilgrimages, conventions and events

The star of Southwest Mississippi has always held true to its tourism fundamentals   Beautiful, historic Natchez on the Mississippi River with its many antebellum homes has always had a special tourism niche. Like many tourism destinations, this city has suffered during the recession, but things are looking up. “Things are going pretty well here,” […] [...]

Seal of Approval

Mississippi Lodging Properties Vie for “Hospitality Certified” Stamp  Earlier this year, the Mississippi Hotel & Lodging Association unveiled a new program designed to acknowledge hospitality-proven properties around the state. The statewide initiative integrates all tourism-related businesses and entities — the state tourism division, area convention and visitors’ bureaus (CVBs) and professional associations — with a […] [...]

Bomgar Corporation – Medium Category Winner

While working for another employer, Joel Bomgar created a solution to enhance his own productivity as a systems engineer. Now CEO of Bomgar Corporation, Bomgar was continually frustrated by the wasted, non-billable hours he spent each day traveling to customers for in-person support calls. So, he created his own remote support solution – the Bomgar […] [...]

TempStaff Inc – Small Category Winner

by Published: May 17,2010

Tags: 2010, Best Places to Work, Mississippi, TempStaff Inc

Carolyn Boteler believes her employees are like family. On April 7 at the Mississippi Business Journal’s “Best Places to Work in Mississippi” kickoff breakfast, the CEO and president of TempStaff, Boteler and her management team accepted the company’s third BPTW award in the last five years as winner of the Small category. When Boteler launched […] [...]

Community Bank – Mega-Large Category Runner-up

by Published: May 17,2010

Tags: 2010, Best Places to Work, Community Bank, Mississippi

One of the Southeast’s fastest-growing financial institutions, Community Bank didn’t originate in a large, metropolitan area or with the usual bank business plan. Instead, Community Bancshares of Mississippi Inc. was launched more than 100 years ago when 42 stockholders with $20,000 established Farmers and Merchants Bank in the heart of Mississippi poultry country. In just […] [...]

Roy Anderson Corp – Large Category Runner-up

Winning awards is nothing new to Roy Anderson Corp. The only problem might be finding enough space to house the many plaques and trophies that the Gulfport-based construction company has garnered since opening for business in 1955. Consider that RAC has received recognition from a variety of sources, including the Associated Builders & Contractors, U.S. […] [...]

Business Communications Inc – Medium Category Runner-up

In the company’s mission statement, Business Communications Inc.(BCI) makes it very clear what it does. The Madison County company is all about technology and delivering solutions in a way that will give its customers the freedom to focus on what’s important to them. That kind of commitment to BCI’s customers and employees is what earned […] [...]

May & Company, LLP – Small Category Runner-up

by Published: May 17,2010

Tags: 2010, Best Places to Work, LLP, May & Company, Mississippi

Awards and honors for being a great place to work are nothing new for Vicksburg-based accounting firm May & Company, LLP. Along with being named one of the Mississippi Business Journal’s 2010 “Best Places to Work in Mississippi” and one of the Top 100 Private Companies in the state, May & Company was also selected […] [...]

Atmos Energy – Large Category Winner

by Published: May 17,2010

Tags: 2010, Atmos Energy, Best Places to Work, Mississippi

Leadership. Values. Culture. Those three words are the foundation for Atmos Energy’s success and its commitment to service for their customers in Mississippi. Atmos Energy was selected as winner of the Large Category in the Mississippi Business Journal’s 2010 “Best Places to Work in Mississippi” competition. Company officials communicate and reinforce those three words every […] [...]

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