Posts Tagged ‘Tupelo’

Neelly comes aboard at BancorpSouth

by MBJ Staff Published: July 18,2010

Tags: BancorpSouth, Ed Neelly, Tupelo

Ed Neelly has joined BancorpSouth as appraisal officer/loan administration at the bank’s Tupelo location. Neelly brings over 20 years appraisal and inspection experience to the bank. A native of Grenada, he holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Mississippi as well as extensive certification in real estate, appraisal and inspection. Neelly […] [...]

MEC elects new board officers

Jack Reed Jr., mayor of Tupelo, has been elected as the 2010-2011 chair of the Mississippi Economic Council – The State Chamber of Commerce. Reed, a Tupelo native, was elected mayor in 2009. He is also president of R.W. Reed Company, the parent company of Reed’s Department Store. His father, Jack Reed Sr., served as […] [...]

Tupelo has seen expansion during tough times

While much of Mississippi struggles economically, Tupelo has seen expansions and new projects pump $53 million in capital investments during the last year, said Shane Homan, senior vice president of the Community Development Foundation in Tupelo. From May 2009 to April 2010, the Tupelo area has had 12 expansions and four new projects that will […] [...]

Circadence chooses Jackson as tech director

by MBJ Staff Published: February 8,2010

Tags: Circadence, Kent Jackson, Tupelo

Circadence Corporation has appointed Kent Jackson as its director of technology at its Advanced Research and Development Facility in Tupelo. Jackson joins Circadence from IBM in Atlanta, where he led teams developing Internet Security Systems (ISS) Proventia Endpoint Security solutions. A certified project manager, Jackson also has extensive experience with the full software development lifecycle, […] [...]

Phelps Dunbar attorneys make ranking

Phelps Dunbar attorneys in the firm’s Jackson and Tupelo offices were recently recognized in the 2009 Mid-South Super Lawyers publication. Mid-South Super Lawyers recognizes attorneys as outstanding lawyers in Mississippi for attaining a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Super Lawyers magazine names attorneys in each state who received the highest point totals, […] [...]

White given seat on board

by MBJ Staff Published: October 12,2009

Tags: BancorpSouth, C. K. White, Tupelo

Tupelo obstetrician Dr. C. K. White has been named to the Local Advisory Board of BancorpSouth in Tupelo. A Fulton native, White was graduated from Itawamba Agricultural High School, Itawamba Community College and the University of Mississippi. He received his medical training at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson where he received a […] [...]

Eagles, sister companies expanding

Tupelo — Eagle Capital Corporation, along with its four sister companies Vector Transportation, Timberlake Foods, Southern Belle Refrigerated and Heritage Memorial Funding, recently announced the opening of a new corporate headquarters and an expansion of its operations in Tupelo. The five companies currently employ approximately 85 people; the expansion of the companies will result in […] [...]

North Mississippi Health Services receives ranking

TUPELO — Modern Healthcare magazine has named North Mississippi Health Services (NMHS) one of the 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare. A supplement to the magazine will be published Oct. 26 and will provide a rank and order of the top 100 honorees. “This recognition is given to healthcare organizations based on a combination […] [...]

Incubator expansion gets nod

Tupelo – The Lee County Board of Supervisors and the Community Development Foundation (CDF) have officially been approved by the U.S. Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration (EDA), for the phase II expansion of the Renasant Center for IDEAs, Tupelo/Lee County’s regional business incubator, with application made through Three Rivers Planning & Development District. The […] [...]

Q&A: Todd Hunt, Director of the BancorpSouth Arena, Tupelo

by Nash Nunnery Published: September 7,2009

Tags: BancorpSouth Arena, Todd Hunt, Tupelo

The Ringmaster Hunt keeps Northeast Mississippi entertained As director of the BancorpSouth Arena in Tupelo, Todd Hunt oversees Northeast Mississippi’s crown jewel of convention/meeting facilities.  The arena opened in Oct. 1993 with special guest host Bill Cosby presiding and has since welcomed everything from basketball tournaments to conventions to diverse entertainment acts such as Van […] [...]

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