Posts Tagged ‘Newsmakers’

TEC chooses Aaron Timlake, Kelli Bolstad

by Published: April 22,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, Newsmakers

TEC has appointed Aaron Timlake as switch technician at TEC of Jackson. Timlake attended Hinds Community College in Ridgeland where he received an associates’ degree in computer network support technology. He currently resides in Jackson. Also, TEC has appointed Kelli Bolstad as human resources/payroll representative. Bolstad received a degree in business administration from Parkland College […] [...]

Planters Bank promotes Ann Williford, Melissa Purvis; names Brandon Baldwin a loan officer

by Published: April 22,2014

Tags: Banks, Business, Mississippi, Newsmakers

Planters Bank has promoted Ann Williford to assistant vice president for the Leland office. Williford is a native of Leland and attended Leland schools and Mississippi Delta Community College. She has 34 years of banking experience and 15 years with Planters. Williford is a member of the Leland Chamber of Commerce and Leland Deer Creek […] [...]

JSU’s Janelle Hannah Jefferson recognized as “Best of State”

by Published: April 22,2014

Tags: Business, education, Mississippi, Newsmakers

F. Janelle Hannah Jefferson of Jackson State University was recently recognized as the “Best of State” recipient for Mississippi at the Region 4 National Academic Advising Association Conference. Jefferson served as the lead presenter for the presentation titled “The iTeam; Advisement, Assessment, Transition, and Retention” at the fall 2013 Mississippi Advisor’s Meeting. She will be […] [...]

Accounting firm adds Beth Storey

by Published: April 22,2014

Tags: accounting, Business, Mississippi, Newsmakers

The accounting firm of Franks, Franks, Jarrell & Wilemon, P.A., has added Beth K. Storey as a staff accountant. A native of Tuscaloosa, Ala., Storey graduated from the University of Alabama with a B.S. in commerce and business administration and a master’s degree in accounting. She has served as staff accountant at firms in Memphis […] [...]

Cal-Maine elevates Wil Webb to vice president of operations

by Published: April 22,2014

Tags: Business, Cal-Maine, Mississippi, Newsmakers

Cal-Maine Foods Inc. has promoted Wil Webb to vice president of operations. Webb will have responsibility for all of Cal-Maine Foods’ production and processing facilities located in Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi. He will report directly to Sherman Miller, chief operating officer of Cal-Maine Foods. Webb has been employed with Cal-Maine Foods since 1997. He most […] [...]

James Kelly retiring from BancorpSouth

by Published: April 22,2014

Tags: banking, Business, finance, Mississippi, Newsmakers

James Kelley, the president and COO of BancorpSouth since 2000, is retiring from the company on Aug. 15. Clark, the president and CEO of CC Clark, a holding company for several beverage distributors, has been on BancorpSouth’s board since 1996. Clark also is president and CEO of Gulf States Canners, a bottler of soft drinks, […] [...]

USM honors employees

by Published: April 22,2014

Tags: Business, education, HATTIESBURG, Mississippi, Newsmakers

The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park campus celebrated the university’s Founders’ Day with a reception honoring employees for continuous service of 10, 20 and 30 years to Southern Miss. Ten-year pin recipients are Dr. John Harris, associate professor of mathematics; Eunice Scott, events specialist; Susan Mullican, instructor of philosophy; Suzy Robinson, administrative and logistics […] [...]

Rusty Gibson joins Zephyr

by Published: April 22,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, Newsmakers

Zephyr has added Rusty Gibson as the new regional sales manager. Formerly with Viking Range, LLC, Gibson brings more than 34 years of sales experience and a proven track record of success in appliance sales and marketing. Gibson began is career in sales with a small family owned automotive, appliance and home goods store in […] [...]

Community Bank promotes Stovall, Wells, Edwards and Gillis

by Published: April 22,2014

Tags: Banks, Business, leaders, Mississippi, Newsmakers

Community Bank has promoted four of its staffers. Anna Stovall has been promoted to loan assistant and customer service representative at Community Bank‘s Pearl office. She joined Community Bank in 2013 working as a teller in the Flowood office. Stovall is a recent graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi with a bachelor of science […] [...]

Dr. John Eye chosen as dean at Southern Miss

The University of Southern Mississippi has selected Dr. John Eye to lead its University Libraries as dean, following a national search to fill the position. Eye is dean of library services and professor of library science at Southern Utah University. He will begin work at Southern Miss July 1. As a faculty member at Southern […] [...]

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