Posts Tagged ‘Millsaps College’

Burke replacing McMillan

Kimberly Gladden Burke, current professor of accounting and assistant dean, has been named the next dean at Millsaps College’s Else School of Management. She will begin her new position July 1. Burke will oversee Millsaps’ undergraduate business, MBA, Executive MBA and master of accountancy programs. Burke replaces Howard McMillan, who has served as dean of […] [...]

Butler Snow team grows

Butler Snow Advisory has added six new team members, including Henry C. Agent, strategic advisor; Michael Billings, strategic advisor; Lauren Cannada Lomax, senior research analyst; Clark Love, strategic advisor; John Reece, senior advisor-technology; and, Andy Wimberly, senior advisor-executive coaching. Argent has more than 15 years of experience providing strategic financial leadership to companies ranging from […] [...]

BancorpSouth makes promotions

BancorpSouth has announced numerous promotions. Vanda Crowe has been promoted to vice president of business development at the Jackson Medical Center office of BancorpSouth.  She has been in banking for 34 years, nine of which have been with BancorpSouth. Crowe is a native of Byram, and obtained an associate’s degree in business administration at Hinds […] [...]

Kicker: Mississippi Craft Center named one of top 10 in country

Julia Daily, executive director, Mississippi Craftsmen’s Guild, has traveled around the country to visit art galleries and craft centers like the one she oversees, the Mississippi Craft Center. She has found that the work of Mississippi artists and craftsmen compares favorably to the best in the nation. “I would place our artisans up against any […] [...]

Q&A: Carol Hardwick touts MEDC’s new exchange, Y.P. programs

Carol Hardwick is executive director and COO of Jackson-based Mississippi Economic Development Council, which serves economic development and chamber professionals statewide. Hardwick studied political science at Millsaps College before working for Sen. Thad Cochran, coordinating to his 1990 and 1996 campaigns and handling PAC fundraising. Hardwick joined MEDC in 2002. She and husband, Phil, a […] [...]

Committee makes nominations

In accordance with the Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership by-laws, chairman Paul Moak appointed a nominating committee chaired by Clay Hays. 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 December 2014 are: Freddie […] [...]

Swartzfager tapped by NAEE

Selena Swartzfager, president of the Mississippi Council on Economic Education (MCEE), has been elected to the position of council representative on the Executive Committee of the National Association of Economic Educators (NAEE). Swartzfager’s position is a three-year term, which begins in January 2012. A graduate of Millsaps College and the University of Southern Mississippi, Swartzfager, […] [...]

Conviction, realism

In America, one of our most revered leaders is founding father George Washington. Because of his role as a military leader and first President, he has iconic status in our culture. What is particularly interesting about Washington as a leader is that he knew, like all of us, that he was not perfect. In his […] [...]

Parrott joins Adams & Reese

Robert Parrott has joined Adams and Reese as a litigation associate in the firm’s Jackson office. He is a former summer associate with Adams and Reese in 2010. In 2009, Parrott interned with the Mississippi Supreme Court under Justice David Chandler, conducting legal research, and he drafted a memorandum that was later turned into a […] [...]

Advertising firm adds Spear

Chris Spear has joined Ad.In Advertising as its communications administrator. He brings several years’ experience in advertising and nonprofit marketing to the Ocean Springs-based agency. Spear earned a bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude, in English from Millsaps College with Phi Beta Kappa honors. After working for some time in Jackson, he relocated to the Coast […] [...]

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