Posts Tagged ‘Greenwood’

Alex Malouf wins 2013 Tozzoli International Business Award

by Published: December 6,2013

Tags: Business, Greenwood, John Richard, Mississippi

Alex Malouf, CEO and chairman of the board of John-Richard, has received the 2013 Tozzoli International Business Award for excellence in the development of international business leadership. With roots in Mississippi and a strong loyalty to his hometown economy, Malouf continues to manage his global business from Greenwood, providing employment locally for close to 200 […] [...]

Troy D. Brown hired as director of Greenwood-Leflore Emergency Management Agency

by Published: September 13,2013

Tags: Greenwood, Leflore Emergency Management Agency, Mississippi

Troy D. Brown Sr. has been hired as director of the Greenwood-Leflore Emergency Management Agency. The Leflore County Board of Supervisors approved his hiring this week after interviewing four candidates. Brown has been a project officer with the Federal Emergency Management Agency for eight years.   [...]

From Bibles to Bee Gees

Charles Sproles calls it “a God thing.” Norris Bookbinding Co. in Greenwood has spent more than half a century covering the bookbinding needs of the country from Bibles and rare books to periodicals and genealogy. “We give all the credit to God for keeping us around,” Sproles says. “I don’t know why He’s still got […] [...]

Former CEO Fred Carl told Viking employees in emails to expect few changes

by Published: February 8,2013

Tags: Fred Carl, Greenwood, jobs, Middleby Corp., Viking Range Corp.

Viking Range Corp. founder and former CEO Fred Carl Jr. broke the news of the company’s sale to Middleby Corp. to his employees in an email sent on the afternoon of New Year’s Eve. In the email, obtained by the Mississippi Business Journal, Carl says that Viking is in good hands, that the sale will […] [...]

Middleby CEO: Viking staying in Greenwood is ‘not negotiable’

Viking Range Corp. will focus on what made the company successful in the first place — building high-end kitchen appliances in Greenwood. That was the primary message Middleby Corp. CEO Selim Bassoul laid out during a press conference one day after 20 percent of Viking’s workforce was terminated. Of the layoffs, half were in Greenwood. […] [...]

February 8, 2013- Chuck McIntosh

by Published: February 8,2013

Tags: Fred Carl Jr., Greenwood, Middleby Corp., Viking Range

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David Camp leads sales operations at Greenwood behemoth Staplcotn

One of Mississippi’s largest privately held businesses is Staplcotn located in Greenwood, which was founded in 1921 as a cooperative. The organization is the oldest and one of the largest cotton marketing cooperatives in the United States and serves over 7,300 members from 11 states. Staplcotn markets between 2.5 million to three million bales of […] [...]

Alluvian breakfast stands up to the stellar reputation of Viking Range

by Published: July 1,2012

Tags: Greenwood, The Alluvian, Viking Range

At some hotels the best thing about the complimentary breakfast is that it is free. And while it may get you through until lunch, it certainly won’t be a memorable experience. Breakfast at The Alluvian Hotel, in contrast, is an experience that many guests remember fondly for a long time. The buffet menu includes just […] [...]

Steele returns to MDCC

Lynda Steele, a retired junior college administrator, has been hired as interim president of Mississippi Delta Community College. The Greenwood Commonwealth reports Steele, a former MDCC administrator, will lead the 3,500-student two-year school until a permanent replacement can be found for Larry Bailey. Bailey is retiring June 1 and Steele will take over then. Frank […] [...]

Q&A Thomas Gregory, chief administrative officer, City of Greenwood

Thomas Gregory, chief administrative officer, City of Greenwood Thomas Gregory is the chief administrative officer for the city of Greenwood and one of his home town’s biggest fans. Gregory earned an undergraduate degree from Mississippi State University in business administration and a master’s in city and regional planning from the University of North Carolina at […] [...]

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