Posts Tagged ‘Newsmakers’

Jesse Wright named publisher of the Clarksdale Press Register

by MBJ Staff Published: October 18,2013

Tags: Business, Mississippi, Newsmakers

Jesse Wright, the news editor at the Clarksdale Press Register since January 2012, has been named the newspaper’s publisher. Wright succeeds Matt Killebrew, who has been publisher for the past three years and has taken a job at Coahoma Community College. A Texas native, Wright graduated from Stephen F. Austin University with a journalism degree. […] [...]

Waggoner Engineering promotes John Rounsaville

by MBJ Staff Published: October 18,2013

Tags: Business, Mississippi, Newsmakers

Waggoner Engineering has promoted John Rounsaville to the newly created position of vice president of strategic services, where he will manage federal and state government affairs issues for Waggoner’s projects and client initiatives. A former gubernatorial advisor in Jackson and congressional aide on Capitol Hill, Rounsaville’s public policy experience includes economic development, transportation, environmental and […] [...]

Chad Shealy is the new superintendent of the Vicksburg Warren School District

by MBJ Staff Published: October 18,2013

Tags: Business, Mississippi, Newsmakers

Chad Shealy is the new superintendent of the Vicksburg Warren School District. Shealy most recently was the principal of Gary Road Intermediate School in Byram. He has bachelor’s degrees in science and education from Mississippi College, a bachelor’s of fine arts degree from the University of Mississippi and a master’s degree in education leadership from […] [...]

COMVEST promotes Adam Mitchell

by MBJ Staff Published: October 18,2013

Tags: Business, Mississippi, Newsmakers

Adam Mitchell has been promoted to development manager at COMVEST Properties. Mitchell joined COMVEST in early 2013 as retail development coordinator and has been deeply involved with all of the projects in the company’s pipeline since day one. He holds a master’s degree in real estate development from Clemson University and recently earned his Mississippi […] [...]

USM’s Dr. Sarah Morgan receives grant renewal

by MBJ Staff Published: October 18,2013

Tags: Business, Mississippi, Newsmakers

Dr. Sarah Morgan, an associate professor in the School of Polymers and High Performance Materials at the University of Southern Mississippi, recently received a renewal grant from the Ray C. Anderson Foundation for her research project “Increasing Polymer Solar Cell Efficiency through Structures Inspired by Nature.” Morgan is head of the Morgan Research Group in […] [...]

Brunini’s John Milner honored as Chair’s Award for Outstanding Contribution by the ABA

by MBJ Staff Published: October 18,2013

Tags: Business, Mississippi, Newsmakers

John Milner of Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC has received the inaugural Chair’s Award for Outstanding Contribution from the American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Environment, Energy and Resources. Milner received the award for his 2012-2013 work as chair of the Section’s Special Committee on Section, Division and Forum Coordination. Milner concentrates his practice […] [...]

Butler Snow welcomes Troy Stovall

by MBJ Staff Published: October 18,2013

Tags: Business, Butler Snow, law, Mississippi, Newsmakers

Butler Snow Advisory Services has added Troy A. Stovall as its newest principal. Stovall brings more than 25 years of experience in technology, consulting, higher education, private equity and operations. Prior to joining BSAS, Stovall founded and still serves as managing member of LeMaile Stovall LLC, a management consulting firm. He also previously served as […] [...]

American Trucking Association accepts Dustin Koehl

by MBJ Staff Published: October 18,2013

Tags: Business, Mississippi, Newsmakers

American Trucking Associations has accepted Dustin Koehl, of Total Transportation of Mississippi LLC, as one of the first 17 trucking industry executives who have been accepted into LEAD ATA, the trucking group’s new program to educate and engage future leaders. This first class includes men and women ranging in age from 23 to 49, representing […] [...]

Jeff Johnson named director of the Delta Research and Extension Center in Stoneville

by MBJ Staff Published: October 18,2013

Tags: Business, Mississippi, Newsmakers, Texas A&M

Jeff Johnson has been named director of the Delta Research and Extension Center in Stoneville. Johnson will begin his new job on leader Nov. 16. He is an agricultural economist who has administrative experience at Texas Tech and Texas A&M. He currently is an associate professor at Texas Tech University and associate professor at Texas […] [...]

Dr. Michael J. Borne elected president of Mississippi Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons

by MBJ Staff Published: October 18,2013

Tags: Business, Mississippi, Newsmakers

Dr. Michael J. Borne has been elected the new president of the Mississippi Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons. Borne is a native of Oxford and received a bachelor of science degree in pharmacy from the University of Mississippi. He graduated cum laude from the University of Mississippi Medical center and completed internship training in […] [...]

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