Posts Tagged ‘Newsmakers’

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 […] [...]

Waggoner Engineering names Amanda Meadows client liaison

by Published: September 9,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers

Waggoner Engineering has named Amanda Meadows client liaison in the firm’s business development department. She is located in Waggoner’s Hernando office. Meadows most recently served as a senior international account executive for FedEx. She holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Memphis and a master’s degree in business administration from Union […] [...]

Sledge & Company hires Taylor Triplett

by Published: September 9,2014

Tags: accounting, Business, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers

Sledge & Company, Financial Strategies has hired Taylor Triplett as director of planning and investment strategies. Taylor joins the firm after working in the financial services industry as a licensed producer since 2011. Prior to that, he spent time in New Delhi, India, as well as Bangladesh working with the Nobel Prize-winning Grameen Bank. [...]

Dr. Stan Kuczaj elected president of the American Psychological Association’s Division 6

by Published: September 9,2014

Tags: Business, healthcare, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers

Dr. Stan Kuczaj, professor of psychology and director of the Marine Mammal Behavior and Cognition Laboratory at the University of Southern Mississippi, has been elected president of the American Psychological Association’s Division 6. He will become president-elect at the August 2014 APA meeting, take over as president in August 2015 and become past president in […] [...]

Ross & Yerger adds Tammy Burnham and Marcus Burger

by Published: September 9,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers

Tammy Burnham has joined Ross & Yerger’s Energy Practice as an account manager.  She comes to the firm with over 30 years of insurance experience in various positions in the industry working for both agencies and insurance companies. Also, Ross & Yerger has added Marcus Burger as the newest sales team member of the Future […] [...]

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