Posts Tagged ‘Newsmakers’

Pickering Firm adds Terry Durham, Katherine Nelson, Chase Percer, Calvin Payne and Bob Ardary

by Published: September 4,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers

Pickering Firm Inc. has added five new members to its staff. Terry Durham, PE, has joined the firm’s Memphis office as an electrical project engineer. Durham received his bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Memphis and has 25 years of experience. Katherine Nelson has joined the firm’s Memphis office as […] [...]

TEC appoints Summer Prestridge provisioning coordinator

by Published: September 4,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers, technology

TEC has appointed Summer Prestridge as provisioning coordinator at in Jackson. Prestridge brings with her over 13 years of experience in the telecommunication industry. She currently resides in Wesson with her two daughters, Lexi and Adalyn. [...]

Jason Sanderson named CFO at Brown Bottling Group

by Published: September 4,2014

Tags: Brown Bottling Company, Business, Mississippi, Newsmakers

Brown Bottling Group has appointed Jason Sanderson as chief financial officer. Sanderson comes to Brown from Cypress/Hawthorn Pharmaceuticals in Madison where he served as chief financial officer. Originally from Hattiesburg, he is a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi and holds a bachelor of science degree in accounting. He is a certified public accountant […] [...]

Wardlaw new executive vice president of external relations for TVA

by Published: September 4,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, Newsmakers

Van M. Wardlaw is the Tennessee Valley Authority’s new executive vice president of external relations. Wardlaw most recently served as senior vice president for customer resources. He succeeds Executive Vice President Rob Manning, who will focus on leading TVA’s shared services until his retirement at the end of the year. Wardlaw has more than 30 […] [...]

Dr. Jay Antinnes recertified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

by Published: August 22,2014

Tags: Business, education, healthcare, Mississippi, Newsmakers

Dr. Jay Antinnes, a Southern Bone and Joint Specialists fellowship-trained orthopedic spine surgeon, was recently recertified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. After graduating from Yale University, Antinnes received his medical degree from Pennsylvania State University School of Medicine. He trained at Ochsner Hospital in New Orleans, and completed his fellowship training in spinal […] [...]

Main Street Mississippi elects members to its board of directors

Mark Loughman of Gulfport-based Mississippi Power has been elected the 2014-2015 president of the Mississippi Main Street Association (MMSA) board of directors. He has served as treasurer and vice president on the executive committee since joining the board in 2011. New officers include: past president Joey Hudnall of Neel-Schaffer in Jackson; president Loughman; and president-elect […] [...]

Sampat Shivangi, M.D., of Ridgeland named chairman of Mississippi Board of Mental Health

by Published: August 22,2014

Tags: Business, health care, Mississippi, Newsmakers

Sampat Shivangi, M.D., of Ridgeland, was recently named chairman of the Mississippi Board of Mental Health. From 2005-2008, Shivangi served as the advisor to the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services. He is the past president-elect of the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin. He is the founding president of the American Association […] [...]

Hattiesburg Clinic Urology welcomes Jennifer Stewart

by Published: August 19,2014

Tags: Business, education, healthcare, Mississippi, NEWS, Newsmakers

Jennifer S. Stewart, CNP, recently joined Hattiesburg Clinic Urology as a nurse practitioner. She earned her bachelor of science in nursing through the University of Southern Mississippi and her master of science in nursing from the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Stewart is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. [...]

Mary Margarett King, Michael Lindsey honored by state department of education

by Published: May 1,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, Newsmakers

The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) and the Mississippi Teacher Center have named Michael Lindsey, Gulfport High School principal, as the 2014 Mississippi Administrator of the Year (MAOY), and Mary Margarett King, an English teacher at New Albany High School, as the 2014 Mississippi Teacher of the Year (MTOY). A graduate of the University of […] [...]

Becky Roberson named chief executive officer of Information & Quality Healthcare

by Published: May 1,2014

Tags: Business, education, Mississippi, Newsmakers

Becky Roberson, senior vice president of Information & Quality Healthcare (IQH), has been named chief executive officer of Information & Quality Healthcare (IQH), the Mississippi Medicare quality improvement organization. A certified public accountant who has the B. S. degree in accounting from Belhaven College, Roberson has been with the organization for 26 years. The senior […] [...]

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