Posts Tagged ‘Newsmakers’

Hattiesburg Clinic Urology welcomes Jennifer Stewart

by Published: August 19,2014

Tags: Business, education, healthcare, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers

Jennifer S. Stewart, CNP, recently joined Hattiesburg Clinic Urology as a nurse practitioner. She earned her bachelor of science in nursing through the University of Southern Mississippi and her master of science in nursing from the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Stewart is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. [...]

Mary Margarett King, Michael Lindsey honored by state department of education

by Published: May 1,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, Newsmakers

The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) and the Mississippi Teacher Center have named Michael Lindsey, Gulfport High School principal, as the 2014 Mississippi Administrator of the Year (MAOY), and Mary Margarett King, an English teacher at New Albany High School, as the 2014 Mississippi Teacher of the Year (MTOY). A graduate of the University of […] [...]

Becky Roberson named chief executive officer of Information & Quality Healthcare

by Published: May 1,2014

Tags: Business, education, Mississippi, Newsmakers

Becky Roberson, senior vice president of Information & Quality Healthcare (IQH), has been named chief executive officer of Information & Quality Healthcare (IQH), the Mississippi Medicare quality improvement organization. A certified public accountant who has the B. S. degree in accounting from Belhaven College, Roberson has been with the organization for 26 years. The senior […] [...]

Robert Bass tapped for leadership role with Corporate Management Incorporated

by Published: May 1,2014

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

Corporate Management Incorporated has named former Long Beach Mayor Robert Bass as the company’s chief administrative officer. Bass, a certified public accountant, will oversee all day-to-day matters and fiscal activities. Bass brings over 20 years of experience in the public accounting industry, with a special expertise in tax compliance and financial planning. Prior to joining […] [...]

Southaven’s Stephen Benson elected as rep for PERS

by Published: May 1,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, Newsmakers

Southaven Fire Department training officer Stephen Benson has been elected as the municipal employee representative on the Public Employees’ Retirement System of Mississippi (PERS) board of trustees. At its April 22 meeting, the board certified results of the runoff election between Benson and Deborah Lea, Monticello director of administration. Benson is filling an unexpired term […] [...]

Scott Pickering, Gus Brand earn promotions earn promotions at Community Bank

by Published: May 1,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, Newsmakers

Scott Pickering was recently promoted to senior vice president at Community Bank, Coast. Pickering joined the bank in 2007 after graduating from the University of Mississippi with a degree in banking and finance. He is also soon to complete his studies at the LSU Graduate School of Banking. He has quickly become one of the […] [...]

Dr. Yolanda Powell-Young named dean of nursing on Alcorn’s Natchez campus

by Published: May 1,2014

Tags: Business, education, healthcare, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers

Alcorn State welcomes Dr. Yolanda Powell-Young as new dean of nursing on the Natchez campus. Powell-Young has been in the nursing field for 21 years, 12 of which has been dedicated to educating both practicing and aspiring nurses. She has been an investigative member of funded research totaling more than $7 million. Her most recent […] [...]

PRCC inducts six into Lifetime Achievement Hall of Fame

by Published: May 1,2014

Tags: Business, education, Mississippi, Newsmakers

Pearl River Community College recently honored six outstanding alumni with induction into the Lifetime Achievement Hall of Fame. Honored were entertainer Jimmy Buffett, the late Delos H. Burks of Picayune, James Ginn of Diamondhead, Francis Herrin of Hattiesburg, Howell Purvis of Purvis and Donnie Waits of Gulfport. Burks graduated from PRCC in 1936, served in […] [...]

Granville Tate and Jana Edmondson-Cooper honored by MC School of Law

by Published: May 1,2014

Tags: Business, education, law, Mississippi, Newsmakers

Mississippi College School of Law leaders have selected Granville Tate and Jana Edmondson-Cooper as the 2014 Lawyer and Young Lawyer of the Year. The awards, presented annually by the law school, recognizes lawyers who have been a credit to the law school and legal community. Tate is chairman of the board of directors at Brunini […] [...]

Beverly Martin named executive director of Gulf Coast branch of Hospitality and Restaurant Association

by Published: May 1,2014

Tags: Business, Gulf Coast, Mississippi, Newsmakers

The Mississippi Hospitality and Restaurant Association has named Beverly Martin as its new executive director of the Gulf Coast chapter. Martin brings a wealth of experience as a non-profit executive, most recently as the executive director of the Mississippi Casino Operators Association.  Her career in tourism included appointments to the Mississippi Coast Coliseum Commission, the […] [...]

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