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In the middle of long lineage of CPAs

Despite good salaries and job prospects in the field, sometimes college students are less than keen about going into the field of accounting. It might not be seen as exciting as some other career choices. But Mississippi State University accounting director Dr. Jim Scheiner sees it differently. “My father was a CPA and I saw […] [...]

Booker says Mississippi banking tied to communities’ growth and prosperity

A long-held interest in finance and money and the influence of his mother led Michael D. Booker into a banking career which began in 1976 as a management trainee right out of college. He’s had some interesting stops along the way, and since 2004 has served as the Clinton Community Bank President with BancorpSouth Bank. […] [...]

MBJ PROFILE: Cheri Turnage Gatlin

by Published: May 29,2011

Tags: Burr & Forman, Cheri Turnage Gatlin, MBJ Profile

It was a typical day in the life of Cheri Turnage Gatlin, the managing partner of the Jackson office of Burr & Forman, LLP. Her office phone rang almost incessantly, the price one pays for being known as a go-to person in the field of construction law. An associate poked his head to ask a […] [...]

Milking 150 cows just the start of the day

To the casual observer, there doesn’t appear to be enough hours in the day for Randy Knight. Elected as president of the Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation last December, the 48-year-old Knight isn’t just a figurehead for the organization which is considered the voice for Mississippi farm families. He’s a dairy farmer and rancher himself. “Leaving […] [...]

Delta ingrained in Brown

You can take Bill Brown out of the Delta, but you can’t take the Delta out of Bill Brown. That’s because a conversation with Brown is sprinkled with references to the flatland region that is often romanticized by the folks that are born and reared there. “There’s no place like the Mississippi Delta,” said the […] [...]

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