Posts Tagged ‘Keeping Our Eye On’

Keeping Our Eye On Nathan McNeill

by Stephen McDill Published: May 24,2013

Tags: Belhaven University, Bomgar Corporation, Keeping Our Eye On, Nathan McNeill

Ten different houses. That’s how many places Nathan McNeill says he grew up, including in Mississippi, Alabama, Indiana and Arkansas. “I wanted to be a farmer, an architect, and a teacher in turns,” McNeill says reminiscing about childhood dream jobs. “Business wasn’t even on the list.” Homeschooled through high school, McNeill attended Belhaven University in […] [...]

KEEPING OUR EYE ON: Elizabeth Harris

by Stephen McDill Published: May 17,2013

Tags: Elizabeth Harris, Keeping Our Eye On, Leland, Teach for America

Age: 30 Position: Director, District & Alumni Partnerships, Company: Teach For America Laurel native Elizabeth Harris- known to her friends as “Biz”- says she always wanted to be an attorney until she worked for a public defender in Washington D.C. and realized she wanted to fight for one of the biggest issues facing the defendants: […] [...]

Keeping Our Eye On Sara Beth Green

by Stephen McDill Published: May 14,2013

Tags: healthcare, Keeping Our Eye On, Magnolia Regional Health Center, marketing, Sara Beth Green

Age: 31 Position: Government & Provider Relations Liaison Company: Magnolia Regional Health Center Corinth native Sara Beth Green says her professional passion is to help others, form strong relationships and make a difference. “A title is only words if it is not actually portrayed,” says Sara Beth Green. Green started out as a physician recruiter […] [...]

Keeping Our Eye On Robby Followell

by Stephen McDill Published: May 3,2013

Tags: Clinton, Keeping Our Eye On, Mississippi College, Robby Followell, wedding photography

Name: Robby Followell Age: 28 Owner Followell Fotography After earning a graphic design degree from Mississippi College and working there as an admissions counselor, Robby Followell opened Followell Fotography in 2007 with a desire to combine art, technique, design and business. “I really love art. I’m enamored by the thought that images can cause us […] [...]

Keeping Our Eye On Kamel King

Age: 33 Entertainment Attorney, Frascogna & Courtney Law Firm You could literally say that Kamel King was born into the entertainment industry. The son of a James Brown promoter, Kamel King grew up behind-the-scenes of the music industry, a business that King calls a “living, breathing and evolving creature.” “Even in my off time, I surround […] [...]

Keeping Our Eye On Kerri Courtney Sanders

Name: Kerri Courtney Sanders Age: 25 Occupation: TV Host, Mississippi Public Broadcasting From operating a Mississippi Power bucket truck to driving a forklift at Taylor Machine Works, actress Kerri Courtney Sanders knows a thing or two about Mississippi’s many job opportunities. The Richland native says she was hired as the host of Mississippi Public Broadcasting’s workforce […] [...]

Keeping Our Eye On: Erika Berry

Name: Erika Berry Age: 27 Position: Advocacy Coordinator Company: Mississippi Coalition for Public Charter Schools Talk to Erika Berry for long and the conversation will wind its way around to education policy. “As technology continues to advance and our marketplace becomes more global, public education is going to have to innovate so that every student […] [...]

Keeping Our Eye On Theo Davis

Age: 26 Service Coordinator Jackson Housing Authority Jackson native Theo J. Davis says the need for good housing is axiomatic. “Shelter is a basic necessity of life,” he says. “You can never go wrong with servicing physiological needs.” As a service coordinator for Jackson Housing Authority, Davis works on everything from supervising tenants to assisting […] [...]

Keeping Our Eye On: Cassi Strange

by Stephen McDill Published: March 29,2013

Tags: Capitol Staffing, Cassi Strange, employment agency, Keeping Our Eye On

Name: Cassi Strange Age: 27 Title: Recruiter Company: Capitol Staffing Inc. Brandon native Cassi Strange says its still a tough job market. As a recruiter for Capitol Staffing, one of the state’s oldest, privately-owned staffing companies, Strange takes pride in being a team player and working hard to build relationships with potential clients through community […] [...]

Keeping Our Eye On Richard Patrick

by Stephen McDill Published: March 22,2013

Tags: Austin Evans, Cathead Vodka, GLUCKSTADT, Keeping Our Eye On, micro-breweries, Richard Patrick

As one-half of the micro-brewing duo behind Cathead Vodka, Richard Patrick gets to work every day on two of his passions — small business management and entrepreneurship. Mississippi has come a long way since being the last state to repeal Prohibition. State regulators gave permission for Patrick and Evans to open their Gluckstadt distillery in […] [...]

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