>> NAMING RIGHTS Marketing pros see upside and risk to linking corporate name to Mississippi Coliseum— By Ted Carter Also in this week’s paper: >> ANALYSIS ABA chief says Weill ‘misguided’ in wanting big banks broken up— by Ted Carter >> PHIL HARDWICK Where do economic developers come from? >> EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Report criticizes Mississippi [...] [...]
Age: 26 Hometown: Birmingham, Ala. Education: BA in economics, Auburn University Current Position: Owner/Operator, Chick-fil-A Regions Plaza Chick-fil-A founder Truett Cathy, an Atlanta businessman, once wrote, “It’s easier to succeed than to fail.” Derek Schiefer, a native of Alabama, says he began working for the fast food restaurant chain in his junior year of college. “Working [...] [...]
by MBJ Staff Published: October 12,2009
Tags: A'La Mode Designs, Amie Herrington, Anna McLeod, Anna Walters, Chick-fil-A, Darrel Speir, Dixie Electric, Ellisville, Ellisville State School, JCJC, John Pates, Jones County, Laura Brame, Laurel Bone & Joint, Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Lindsey Gavin, Mississippi Army National Guard, Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation, Pam Munger, Pollyanna Magee, Primerica, Ryan Maki, Scott French, SCRMC, Shona Kelly, Stacy Tucker, Tony Hales, Verizon Wireless, Wayne Farms, WM.F. Horne & Co.
On Sept. 10, a reception was held at the Lauren Rogers Museum of Art to introduce the 2009-2010 Leadership Jones County Class. Class members are (back row, left to right): Scott French, Wayne Farms; Darrel Speir, SCRMC; Stacy Tucker, alderman of Ellisville; and, Ryan Maki, Verizon Wireless. (middle row, left to right): Tony Hales, Mississippi [...] [...]
by Ed Darling Published: September 14,2009
We hollered, cheered and clapped in excitement as Alabama won over Virginia Tech in a much anticipated battle of national powers. It was first meaningful football game of the new season and was billed as the second annual Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game at Atlanta’s Georgia Dome last Saturday. Then, just as instructed during the ABC telecast, [...] [...]