Posts Tagged ‘Alan Turner’

ALAN TURNER — Good people in state are doing great things

by Published: February 28,2014

Tags: Alan Turner, Business, Mississippi

M ississippi is blessed with an incredible array of resources compared to other states in the Southeast. For one thing, we have excellent water sources. Consider the water wars that are going on among the states of Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama and Florida, an example of too much demand and too few resources. In Mississippi, we […] [...]

TURNER: HORNE LLP is positioning to deal with change

by Published: March 22,2013

Tags: accounting, Alan Turner, finance, HORNE LLP, Mississippi, Ridgeland

In a recent conversation with John Scott, tax partner and board member for HORNE LLP, we talked about some of the changes that are on the horizon for Mississippi businesses of all sizes in the coming months and years. As Mississippi’s largest CPA firm, HORNE has offices in Mississippi (headquarters), Alabama, Louisiana, Tennessee, and Texas. […] [...]

The best food and fun

EXPO welcomes new band, and new caterers There will be a few new faces at Business After Hours for this year’s Mississippi Business & Technology EXPO. The early evening event is held annually at the Mississippi Trade Mart in Jackson, EXPO’s home for more than 20 years. “Mississippi is well-known for its music and cuisine,” […] [...]

Volunteers essential to successful EXPO

Chamber’s Ambassadors lend many hands Over its 28-year history the Mississippi Business & Technology EXPO has grown from an event offering a few booths to the largest affair of its kind in Mississippi providing hundreds of exhibits, awards programs, seminars, business-after-hours networking and Cyber Cafe. As the EXPO has grown, so has the number of […] [...]

Entrepreneurs Corner: How do we stack up?

by Published: February 13,2011

Tags: Alan Turner, Entrepreneurs Corner

The business-friendly Mecca most government agencies would have you believe is Mississippi may not be the case Mississippi is a large state with outstanding natural resources, an excellent mid-South strategic location with an attractive transportation network, strong cultural foundations, great beaches and a mild climate. We have a willing workforce, good agriculture and manufacturing facilities, […] [...]

Inaugural program draws profession’s best

On Nov. 4, there was a gathering at the Jackson Hilton of some of the brightest minds of the state’s legal community. They were there to honor and/or be honored during a first-of-its-kind awards program from the Mississippi Business Journal. The inaugural Leadership in Law 2010 program celebrated the achievements of 50 “Leaders in Law” […] [...]

Entrepreneurs Corner: Excellence in real world and classroom

Hopper learns the ropes, starts successful business as Petal High School senior In a previous column, I wrote about the Mississippi Council on Economic Education (Mscee.org), and the good work they’re doing in schools around the state. Coming from nowhere, MCEE has emerged as one of the top programs in the country, in terms of […] [...]

Entrepreneurs Corner: An entrepreneurial journey

Monk brings Yazoo City old world businesses in new world packages When I met Michele Monk, owner of Health Integration in Yazoo City, one of my first questions was: “just how the heck did you wind up as a business owner in Yazoo City, Miss.?” The question was a natural response on my part. Michele […] [...]

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