Posts Tagged ‘Newsmakers’

USM’s Elena Azadbakht receives honor

by Published: May 1,2014

Tags: Business, education, HATTIESBURG, Mississippi, Newsmakers

Elena Azadbakht, a reference librarian for health sciences at the University of Southern Mississippi, recently received the 2014 EBSCO American Library Association (ALA) Conference Sponsorship. The award provides up to $1,000 in reimbursements for expenses to attend the 2014 ALA Conference in Las Vegas June 26-July 1. Azadbakht is one of seven librarians to receive […] [...]

Thomas M. Fortner, J. Cal Mayo Jr. and David W. Upchurch inducted to College of Trial Lawyers

by Published: May 1,2014

Tags: accounting, Business, law, Mississippi, Newsmakers

The Mississippi Fellows of the American College of Trial Lawyers has inducted Thomas M. Fortner, J. Cal Mayo Jr. and David W. Upchurch into the Fellowship. Lawyers must have a minimum of 15 years trial experience before being considered for Fellowship and membership in the College cannot exceed 1 percent of the total lawyer population […] [...]

Willmut Gas adds Dean Wade and Joseph Barker to its staff

by Published: May 1,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, Newsmakers

Willmut Gas has added Dean Wade and Joseph Barker to its staff. Wade will serve as the company’s residential marketing specialist. He will focus his efforts on serving residents living inside the Willmut Gas service area who are looking to add natural gas to their homes or businesses. Dean recently worked as a news anchor […] [...]

Jo Ann Malone named superintendent of Mississippi School for the Blind

by Published: May 1,2014

Tags: Business, education, Mississippi, Newsmakers

The Mississippi Board of Education has named Jo Ann Malone, state administrator and former teacher, as the new superintendent of the Mississippi School for the Blind, effective June 1. Malone, a Flora resident, taught grades 7-12 mathematics, business and pre-vocational education courses at the school from 2001-2006. She joined the Mississippi Department of Education’s Office […] [...]

Mississippi Board of Education has hired Gretchen Cagle

by Published: May 1,2014

Tags: Business, education, Mississippi, Newsmakers

The Mississippi Board of Education has hired Gretchen Cagle, a 20-year veteran special education teacher, advocate and administrator, as the new director for special education. A Clinton native, Cagle began her career teaching students with significant disabilities at Hudspeth Regional Center in Whitfield. She attended the acclaimed Peabody College at Vanderbilt University in Nashville where […] [...]

Neel-Schaffer welcomes Maria Scheitz

by Published: May 1,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, Newsmakers

Maria Scheitz has joined Neel-Schaffer as a community planner in the Louisville office. Scheitz previously worked for the Louisville Metro Division of Planning and Design, the Boone County (Ky.) Planning Commission and the University of Cincinnati. She is experienced in land use planning, development review, land use code development, and GIS mapping and analysis. Scheitz […] [...]

Anthony Jones gets nod at Waggoner Engineering

by Published: May 1,2014

Tags: Business, engineering, Mississippi, Newsmakers

Waggoner Engineering has named Anthony Jones to the position of CADD III technician in the company’s water resources division. He joined Waggoner in 2013 as a CADD technician in the firm’s civil, structural and aviation division. Jones has more than 19 years experience as a designer/draftsman, and has worked on projects including the Milan road […] [...]

Bradley G. Clark promoted by Community Bank in Ellisville

by Published: May 1,2014

Tags: banking, Business, finance, Mississippi, Newsmakers

Bradley G. Clark has been promoted to senior vice president for Community Bank in Ellisville. He joined Community Bank in 2009, and will now support the Ellisville location as office manager. Clark specializes in consumer, commercial and poultry lending. Clark is a 2005 graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi, earning a degree in accounting. […] [...]

Rosati, Goerger make news for U.S. Army Corp of Engineers

by Published: May 1,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, Newsmakers, VICKSBURG

Dr. Julie Dean Rosati, Coastal Inlets Research Program (CIRP) manager for the Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center in Vicksburg, was recently presented the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) Presidential Award for her work on behalf of America’s coasts. The nomination cites Rosati as “an exceptional […] [...]

Peoples Bank of Puckett promotes Jason Smith

by Published: May 1,2014

Tags: banking, Business, finance, Mississippi, Newsmakers

Peoples Bank has promoted Jason Smith to loan officer at the Puckett Branch. Born and raised in Puckett, after earning his associates degree from Hinds County Community College, Smith joined Byars Appraisal as a licensed real estate appraiser from 1997-2012. He began working at Peoples Bank in 2012 as the real estate officer, located in […] [...]

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