Posts Tagged ‘Newsmakers’

C Spire, Blast Motion partner to offer motion-technology products

by Published: September 19,2014

Tags: athletics, Business, entertainment, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers, sports, technology

C Spire and Blast Motion are offering a pioneering new motion detection and smart video capture technology for athletes at all levels to track vital sports metrics, harness their power and improve performance through motion sensor and user-friendly fitness apps on smartphones and tablets. C Spire is the first company globally to offer these Blast […] [...]

TEA Party’s Chris McDaniel and his attorneys prep to file appeal arguments

JACKSON — Attorneys for tea party-backed Chris McDaniel were facing a midnight Thursday deadline to file legal arguments with the Mississippi Supreme Court. They’re trying to persuade justices to revive a lawsuit that seeks to overturn McDaniel’s Republican primary loss to six-term U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran. A judge ruled last month that McDaniel waited too […] [...]

Phillip Sykes joins Butler Snow in Jackson

by Published: September 11,2014

Tags: accounting, Business, law, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers

Butler Snow is pleased to announce that Phillip S. Sykes has joined the firm’s Ridgeland office. Sykes is a member of the firm’s commercial litigation practice group and will focus his practice on appellate matters, commercial litigation, insurance, personal injury and product liability defense and toxic tort matters. “Phillip is a respected and experienced attorney, […] [...]

Alasdair Roe named new president/CEO of Healthcare Providers Insurance Company

by Published: September 9,2014

Tags: Business, healthcare, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers

Healthcare Providers Insurance Company, RRG, (HPIC), sponsored by the Mississippi Hospital Association (MHA), has announced the appointment of Alasdair Roe to the position of president/chief executive officer of HPI Company (HPICO), which is the attorney-in-fact for HPIC, effective Sept. 1. Previously, he served as chief operating officer. Retiring President/CEO Larry Bourne will serve as president […] [...]

Independent Insurance Agents selects new leaders

by Published: September 9,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers

Scott Gray of Insurance Solutions of Mississippi in Meridian was recently elected chairman of the Independent Insurance Agents of Mississippi (IIAM).  Gray’s election as IIAM’s chairman follows an active involvement with the association that includes serving as chairman-elect and vice chairman, as a member of the Executive Committee, as an IIAM board member and as […] [...]

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College honors its Board of Trustees

by Published: September 9,2014

Tags: Business, education, Gulf Coast, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers

Four Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Board of Trustees members were recently recognized for years of service at the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior College Trustees Conference. Don Massengale and Harry Roberts, both representing Jackson County, were honored for 25 years of service. Mike Andrews, representing Harrison County, and Jay Fletcher, from Jackson County, […] [...]

Innovate Mississippi has named Janet Parker Zito outreach and development manager

by Published: September 9,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers

  Innovate Mississippi has named Janet Parker Zito as outreach and development manager. Specializing in addressing communication competencies, Zito has trained and coached top-level international executives, supervisors, mid-level managers and support staff. She spent 11 years as an award-winning pharmaceutical sales representative, served as host of the Emmy Award-winning and #1 locally produced television show […] [...]

Caroline Ramagos named VP institutional advancement and institutional relations at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

by Published: September 9,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers

Caroline Ramagos has been named vice president of institutional advancement and institutional relations at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. A Soso native, she was previously vice president of institutional advancement at Jones County Junior College and executive director of the JCJC Foundation and Alumni Association. Prior to her employment with JCJC, Ramagos worked in the […] [...]

David Garraway succeeds Mike Godwin as MSU’s television center director

by Published: September 9,2014

Tags: Business, education, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers

David Garraway of the Mississippi State University Television Center is the unit’s director after serving three years as video program manager. Garraway succeeds longtime director Mike Godwin, who is moving to the new post of operations and engineering manager, a position he sought because of his years of broadcasting experience and technical expertise. In the […] [...]

Richard A. Courtney named among 2014 Fellows of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys

by Published: September 9,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers

Richard A. Courtney, a certified elder law attorney practicing in Jackson, has been named as one of the 2014 Fellows of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA). Courtney is the first attorney in Mississippi to be designated a certified elder law attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation. He is a former assistant […] [...]

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