Posts Tagged ‘Mississippi’

Katherine Capocelli, Emily Cutrer and Joshua McCrary sign on at Ramey Agency

by Published: August 22,2014

Tags: advertising, Business, Fondren, JACKSON, Mississippi, PR

The Ramey Agency has made three new hires — Katherine Capocelli, Emily Cutrer and Joshua McCrary. Capocelli, originally from Richmond, Virginia, earned her bachelor’s degree in mass communications/business and master’s degree in brand management at Virginia Commonwealth University. Before joining Ramey, she worked at Moroch and AKQA. She has joined Ramey as an account supervisor […] [...]

Michael Boerner added to 1-percent sales tax commission

by Published: August 22,2014

Tags: architecture, Business, economy, JACKSON, Mississippi

Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves has named small business owner and local architect Michael Boerner to the 1-percent sales tax commission charged with overseeing expenditures from a recent sales tax increase in the city of Jackson. Boerner, AIA, LEED AP, is the principal of Wier+Boerner Architecture in Jackson. He has a bachelor of architecture degree from […] [...]

Sampat Shivangi, M.D., of Ridgeland named chairman of Mississippi Board of Mental Health

by Published: August 22,2014

Tags: Business, health care, Mississippi, Newsmakers

Sampat Shivangi, M.D., of Ridgeland, was recently named chairman of the Mississippi Board of Mental Health. From 2005-2008, Shivangi served as the advisor to the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services. He is the past president-elect of the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin. He is the founding president of the American Association […] [...]

Holly Ford named director of payroll services at Corporate Management Incorporated

by Published: August 22,2014

Tags: Business, Gulf Coast, human resources, Millsaps College, Mississippi

  Corporate Management Incorporated (CMI) recently added Holly Ford as director of payroll services. Ford brings seven years of human resource, finance and operations experience to CMI. She has both her masters of business administration and bachelor of science in business administration with a concentration in marketing and management from Millsaps College.   [...]

Yarber announces Lee Vance as Jackson’s new police chief

by Published: August 22,2014

Tags: Business, criminal justice, law enforcement, Mississippi

Jackson Mayor Tony Yarber has announced Lee Vance as Jackson’s new police chief, saying his experience in law enforcement and commitment to community collaboration made him the right person for the job. “He has proven leadership and respect in the community and among the rank and file in the Jackson Police Department,” Yarber said. “He also […] [...]

Thomas E. Walker Jr. joins Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes

by Published: August 22,2014

Tags: Business, http://www.brunini.com, law, Mississippi

Thomas E. Walker Jr. has joined Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC as a member in the firm’s commercial department. Walker’s main areas of emphasis focus on corporate, commercial and regulatory matters. He is the former executive vice president of Bank of Forest. There, as well as serving as the bank’s general counsel, he also […] [...]

BOOK BIZ — An inspiring, instructive look at a value-investing great with Investing the Templeton Way

by Published: August 22,2014

Tags: Book Biz, Business, Mississippi, Sir John Templeton

One word sprung to mind repeatedly as I read Investing the Templeton Way: courage. Simply put, courage defined the life and times of the renowned global value investor Sir John Templeton, and reading about how he approached investing left me both impressed and inspired. Born in 1912 in the small town of Winchester, Tennessee, Templeton […] [...]

TECH 21 — Mississippi’s most wanted in technology

by Published: August 22,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, tech 21, technology

When examining Mississippi’s contributions to the technology world, there are tech veterans whose works are still being felt, and there are young minds who are bringing new ideas. The Tech 21 is the Mississippi Business Journal’s take on some of the top contributors to technology in Mississippi and the world.       Cameron Arcemont […] [...]

A down-to-earth mission — Mississippi Enterprise for Technology is Stennis’ connection to the business community

by Published: August 22,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, technology

  The Mississippi Enterprise for Technology, now in its 20th year, has a high-tech address at Stennis Space Center but a down-to-earth mission. “You can bill us as the business connection at Stennis to the business community,” said Charlie Beasley, MSET’s president and CEO. “We focus on different industries that either are emerging in the […] [...]

MARTIN WILLOUGHBY — State roots key to Edge Theory’s Joe Stradinger

by Published: August 22,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, technology

Mississippi, the home of literary greats such as Faulkner, Morris and Welty, arguably has had more than its fair share of people talented with the gift of words. Joe Stradinger, founder and CEO of Edge Theory, and I recently discussed this cultural history. We joked that perhaps the soil is richer here in Mississippi. Joe’s […] [...]

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