Posts Tagged ‘Top 40 Under 40 2010’

Kim Gallaspy

  A Southern Miss Golden Eagle through and through, Kim Gallaspy has a passion for her alma mater where she now serves on the University of Southern Mississippi Foundation board of directors and Centennial Founder’s Day Planning Committee member. In 2000, USM deemed Kim as the Outstanding Young Alumna of the Year. She has received […] [...]

Frank Corder

  The son and grandson of shipyard workers, and a MENSA (national high IQ society) member since 1992, Frank Corder has devoted his professional life to community service, last summer winning re-election unopposed as city councilman for Ward 4 in Pascagoula.   “Frank has dedicated his entire being to making Pascagoula a better place in […] [...]

Walter Henry Gibbes

  Since he was a young child, Walter Henry “Chip” Gibbes has been an entrepreneur and outdoorsman. In his middle school years in Learned, he tagged along with his grandfather, who instilled the love of gardening in young Chip. He farmed pumpkins every fall for extra money. By the time he was in high school […] [...]

Samuel Prentiss Morris II

  Prentiss Morris admits he doesn’t like change. That’s why he had a difficult time deciding to leave a comfortable position in radio sales and go to work for Love Communications (now Comcast Spotlight).  He’s learned to embrace change and is building a successful career as an account executive there. “I chose to come to […] [...]

Jennifer D. Gholson, M.D.

  The middle child of two school teachers, Jennifer D. Gholson, M.D., spent her childhood in the small town of Liberty, Mississippi, where she grew up surrounded by extended family. She was never content to just attend school. Instead, Gholson was involved in many activities during high school and college. From cheerleader to basketball, rifle […] [...]

Chadwick W. Russell

  Chadwick Russell works long hours as senior associate counsel for Southern Farm Bureau Life Insurance Company in Jackson, where he has worked since 2002. But the immediate past chair of the Young Lawyers Division (YLD) of the Mississippi Bar Association also contributes considerable time and energy to make his community and state a better […] [...]

Sidney Allen Jr.

Since graduating from the University of Mississippi with a business administration degree in 2004, Sidney Allen Jr. has made his mark on Capitol Hill and Mississippi. “I was all set to head into a career in finance,” recalled Allen. “The summer before my senior year, I was offered an internship in the office of U.S. […] [...]

Joel Neely

  Joel Neely credits his father with leading him into a banking career and instilling a desire to be involved with the community. Now a vice president with Trustmark Bank in Ridgeland, he began his career right out of college with the bank’s Management Development Associate Program. “I have always thought that being a banker […] [...]

Jonathan Jones

“A resounding need exists for business leaders to emerge within our society today, as the turbulent economic roller coaster plays out and the struggle with ethical issues in the workplace remains a steadfast fixture,” stated Justice O’Keefe Duhon. “As these individuals emerge, it is essential to recognize those business leaders who possess the behaviors that distinguish […] [...]

Burton Doss

Burton Doss is used to facing challenges. After graduating from high school in Cairo, Ill., he began college at the University of Mississippi. “I moved to a town and a school where I did not know anyone. The same was true when I moved to Jackson after graduation. I always had good communication skills, but […] [...]

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