Posts Tagged ‘Duane O’Neill’

Ford, Perry chosen to manage Capitol City’s new tax

JACKSON — A former speaker of the Mississippi House and a prominent Republican will help oversee how the city of Jackson spends money generated by a 1 percent sales tax that took effect earlier this year. The Clarion-Ledger reports that former Speaker Tim Ford and Hinds County Republican chairman Pete Perry will serve on a […] [...]

Chamber nominates board candidates

In accordance with the Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership by-laws, chairman Clay Hays appointed a nominating committee chaired by Walter Weems. This committee reported their actions to president Duane O’Neill, who in turn is authorized to notify the entire membership of the nominating committee’s report. Candidates to serve a three-year term expiring Dec. 2013 are: John […] [...]

MBJ fair in coverage of O’Neill controversy

by Published: February 14,2010

Tags: Duane O'Neill, salary controversy

Editor, Last week’s article on the compensation package for Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership’s president and CEO Duane O’Neill seemed very fair.  His salary is comparable to other regional counterparts and reflects professionalism necessary to manage a six-county, multi-million economic development organization and insurance network. And since part of his compensation package is performance based, we […] [...]

O’Neill’s benefit to area med facilities is priceless

by Published: February 14,2010

Tags: Duane O'Neill, health care, Katrina, UMMC

Editor, The Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership (GJCP) serves the entire region in the very vital role of economic development. As one of the largest economic engines in the State of Mississippi, the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) needs this partnership to grow and meet the health care needs of Mississippi, now and in the […] [...]

GJCP’s O’Neill talks about $380K salary controversy

When tax returns of several area nonprofits were published recently by Jackson blog Jackson Jambalaya .com, many readers were upset to learn that the president and CEO of the Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership made nearly $380,000 a year. Some readers thought the number was too high and asked what the Partnership’s leader did to justify […] [...]

O’Neill named Honorary Life Member

Duane O’Neill, president and CEO of the Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership, was recently honored as the newest Honorary Life Member (HLM) of the Southern Economic Development Council (SEDC), the oldest and largest regional economic development association in North America. He was recognized recently at the association’s annual conference in Point Clear, Ala. The HLM designation […] [...]

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