Posts Tagged ‘Small Business Administration’

Stewart’s a big name in small business

It was apparent to those who voted her Miss Vicksburg High School that Janita R. Stewart was destined to make a mark on the world. Starting with being a student aide for the Vicksburg Corps of Engineers when she was still in high school, Stewart went on to stellar careers first with the Corps and […] [...]

Read October 22 issue of MBJ

REAL ESTATE A look back at Greenville squatting attempts — by Ted Carter SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION Guaranty loan amounts surpass pre-recession levels— by Ted Carter HOUSING Habitat affiliates to file housing trust fund bill in January— by Clay Chandler DOWNTOWN JACKSON Court-appointed receiver finding interest in former Edison Walthall Hotel— by Ted Carter SPORTS Kooky race […] [...]

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Homebuilder fined, ordered to repay SBA $1 million

GULFPORT — A federal judge has ordered homebuilder Victor Planetta Sr. to pay $1 million in restitution and fined him $250,000 for making false statements to get a disaster-relief loan after Hurricane Katrina. Planetta, owner of Planetta Custom Homes in Slidell, La., faced up to five years in prison for providing fraudulent information for a […] [...]

Banks pledge $20 billion hike in lending to small business

Regions Bank, Wells Fargo and 11 other large banks have committed to increase lending for small businesses by a combined $20 billion over the next three years. The banks made the announcement at a press conference joined by Vice President Joe Biden and Small Business Administration Administrator Karen Mills John Asbury, head of Business Services […] [...]

Tornado victims often uninsured

The regions that most need insurance after tornadoes are often the exact places that don't have much of it. [...]

Anderson runs Can’t Be Beat Fence company like her family

Anderson named SBA’s Prime Contractor of the Year People who know Meredith Smith Anderson are probably not surprised at her selection as the Small Business Administration’s Prime Contractor of the Year for Region IV. As the managing member of Can’t Be Beat Fence and Construction, Anderson has led the limited liability company to stability and […] [...]

IMS Engineers has grown from three to 189 employees since being launched in 1996

Firm’s CEO named SBA’s Small Business Person of the Year It is no wonder that John D. Calhoun, Ph.D., CEO of Integrated Management Services (IMS) Engineers in Jackson, was recently selected as Mississippi Small Business Person of the Year by the Small Business Administration (SBA). Under Calhoun’s leadership, IMS Engineers in Jackson has grown from […] [...]

Hard work makes a difference

by Published: December 12,2010

Tags: Gary Reed, Judi Adcock, Small Business Administration

Adcock is retiring this month after nearly 42 years at the SBA When Judi Adcock first arrived on the Mississippi Gulf Coast in 1968, she thought she’d found nirvana. “My then-husband was in the Air Force and he got transferred to Biloxi, a place I’d never heard of,” she said.  “We drove over to Bay […] [...]

There’s a new bank in town

  Sam’s Club offering small business loans to many that banks will not   A small business owner walks into a Sam’s Club, picks up a year’s worth of pens and pencils, a truckload of printer ribbons and a few gallons of ketchup for the break room. But, she could use a little working capital, too. So, […] [...]

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