Posts Tagged ‘Newsmakers’

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 […] [...]

New shareholders named for Copeland, Cook, Taylor and Bush

by Published: April 22,2014

Tags: accounting, Business, law, Mississippi, Newsmakers

Copeland, Cook, Taylor, & Bush has named three attorneys as shareholders in the firm’s Ridgeland office. Leslie Bounds practices in the area of business and taxation. Bounds received her J.D. from Mississippi College School of Law and her B.S. from Mississippi University for Women. She also holds an L.L.M. in taxation from New York University […] [...]

George O’Connor joins Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes

by Published: April 22,2014

Tags: accounting, Business, law, Mississippi, Newsmakers

George O’Conner, former trial attorney with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and former vice president for Entergy Corporation, is joining Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC. O’Connor will bring his extensive energy and regulatory experience to Brunini’s Washington, D.C. office. O’Connor served as an advisor to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commissioner Charles A. Trandbant from […] [...]

Bryant taps Dr. Janet Williams to serve on State Board of Nursing

Dr. Janet Williams, RN, PhD, dean of the William Carey University School of Nursing, was recently appointed by Gov. Phil Bryant to serve on the State Board of Nursing. She has served in the school of nursing for over 20 years as a teacher and administrator, and most recently, as dean. Williams was elected by […] [...]

The Citizens Bank hires Sharon Pollina

by Published: March 28,2014

Tags: banking, Business, finance, Mississippi, Newsmakers

Sharon Pollina has joined The Citizens Bank as assistant vice president and loan administration officer. Pollina, who is located at the Biloxi Cedar Lake Branch, has worked in the banking industry since 1994. She is a native of Ocean Springs where she resides with her husband, Nick and their two sons, Sam and Trey. [...]

Baker Donelson’s David A. Rueff Jr. co-authors guide

by Published: March 28,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, Newsmakers

David A. Rueff Jr., legal project management officer at Baker Donelson and a shareholder in the firm’s Jackson office, has co-authored “The Power of Legal Project Management: A Practical Handbook,” a guide to legal project management (LPM) published by the American Bar Association. Rueff is a leading national authority and frequent author and speaker on […] [...]

Niall Cook makes history at Mississippi State University

by Published: March 28,2014

Tags: Business, education, Mississippi, Newsmakers

Niall Cook has joined Mississippi State University as the first full-time sign language interpreter in the university’s Student Support Services office. Cook was a staff interpreter at Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation Services for 10 years before joining MSU earlier this semester. He began learning American Sign Language in 1993 while studying linguistics at the University […] [...]

Dan Carney returns home from Afghanistan

by Published: March 28,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, Newsmakers

Dan Carney, lead electrician with the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District, operations and maintenance branch, recently returned from a 13-month deployment to Kabul, Afghanistan. This was his third tour in four years in support of Overseas Contingency Operations/Operation Enduring Freedom. Most recently, Carney was stationed at Camp Phoenix where he was assigned […] [...]

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