Posts Tagged ‘consulting’

California consulting firm opens office in metro Jackson area

FLOWOOD — Cambria Solutions Inc., a Sacramento, California-based information technology and management consulting firm, has opened two new offices in Atlanta and metro Jackson. The Jackson office is conveniently located in the Market Street area of Flowood. The addition of these two new offices gives Cambria seven office locations throughout the United States, including Sacramento, Los […] [...]

After resigning, health care CEO to stay on as consultant

TUPELO — John Heer, who last month resigned as president of North Mississippi Health Services, will remain a consultant with the organization. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports that the agreement keeps Heer with the health care group through Aug. 31, 2014. Other managers will lead the company while a search is conducted for a […] [...]

Bradley Lum provides mental tools, education for aspiring athletes

Bradley Lum is president of Guardian Elite in Jackson. Lum is a former Ole Miss baseball player and teacher and coach. Q — What kinds of services does Guardian Elite provide for amateur and professional athletes? A — Our mission is to educate and equip athletes to leverage their skills and abilities into life-long success. […] [...]

City manager terminated over consultant controversy

D’IBERVILLE — Michael Janus has been fired from his job as city manager in D’Iberville. The mayor and board of aldermen took the action Wednesday in an ongoing dispute over an agreement that Janus signed with a Pascagoula consulting firm. At a meeting last month, Janus said he never notified the city council about that […] [...]

Consultant advises city to expand convention center

NATCHEZ — Natchez Convention Center managers say a multi-million-dollar expansion of the center will be needed in two years. The Natchez Democrat reports New Orleans Hotel Consultants president Warren Reuther told Mayor Butch Brown and aldermen at a meeting last week that the center is rapidly approaching 70-percent capacity. Convention center manager Walter Tipton said […] [...]

Coaching/consulting firm named best in nation by magazine

JACKSON — Entrepreneur Magazine has named The Growth Coach of Metro-Jackson the top business coaching and consulting franchise for 2013. Entrepreneur Magazine recently released the 2013 “Top 500 Franchise” list, ranking The Growth Coach franchise system as the number one nationwide as well as in its top 250 franchises overall. This is the eighth straight […] [...]

Comptroller to serve as city manager folowing Janus’ leave

D’IBERVILLE — City comptroller Sharron Perkins has been appointed interim city manager during a special D’Iberville City Council meeting. The Sun Herald reports city attorney W. Fred Hornsby III asked the council if she should receive the same pay and benefits as had Michael Janus, who announced at Tuesday’s council meeting he was taking an […] [...]

City manager takes unpaid leave over hiring of consultant

D’IBERVILLE — Mayor Rusty Quave says city manager Michael Janus is on a voluntary indefinite, unpaid leave of absence. Janus, reading from a statement Tuesday at the D’Iberville City Council meeting, says he was taking the step because of questions raised about consultant hiring practices that didn’t appear to follow standard procedures. The Sun Herald […] [...]

Consultant says area needs more visitors centers

NORTH MISSISSIPPI — A consulting firm has recommended seven to eight visitors centers to capitalize on the cultural and tourism heritage in north Mississippi. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports Phil Walker, of Nashville-based Walker Collaborative, and his team presented findings to the board of the Mississippi Hills Area Alliance. The Alliance board is in […] [...]

Capital City hires consultant to work on negative image

JACKSON — For years, Mississippi’s capital city has battled a reputation as a place of blight, corruption and high crime. Now, Jackson officials say they have enlisted help to upgrade public perception of the state’s biggest city. A local advertising firm, Fahrenheit Creative Group, has been hired in a $45,000 contract, to create better vibes […] [...]

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