Posts Tagged ‘University of Alabama’

Ashley N. Wicks named commissioner

Butler Snow attorney Ashley N. Wicks has been named the minority-at-large member of the board of commissioners of The Mississippi Bar. Wicks is a member of Butler Snow’s business services group and the public finance, tax incentives and credit markets group. She focuses her practice on public finance, state and local taxation and tax and […] [...]

RIDING A TIDE: Bama fans lifting prices for Saturday’s Ole Miss game

The price on that ticket to the Ole Miss game this weekend getting out of your comfort zone? Blame it on ‘Bama and the eagerness of their fans to make the several hour drive to Oxford for Saturday’s showdown between No. 3 University of Alabama and No. 11 University of Mississippi, says Jesse Lawrence, CEO […] [...]

Firm welcomes Shepherd

C. Gavin Shepherd has joined Rushing & Guice, PLLC as an associate. Shepherd is a graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Law where he served as a staff member on the Tennessee Law Review and was a certificate of academic excellence recipient. Prior to law school, he was employed as a contract specialist […] [...]

State submits proposal for drone-testing site

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — A consortium of companies and universities in Alabama and Tennessee are hoping to develop a site where drones would be tested. If approved, the facility could become one of only a half-dozen sites approved by the Federal Aviation Administration for research involving unmanned aerial systems, more commonly known as drones, the news […] [...]

Veteran journalist Frank Brown joins staff of MBJ

Frank Brown started at the Mississippi Business Journal Oct. 2, coming from the Huntsville Times in Alabama, where he had served an online editor and page designer since 2005. Before that, Brown served as the executive editor of the Delta Democrat Times in Greenville. He spent 20 years at the Clarion-Ledger in Jackson before his […] [...]

Firm welcomes Marks

  Maris, West & Baker Advertising has added Tess Turberville Marks as the new social media manager. Marks recently moved to Madison from Atlanta, Ga., where she was an event coordinator with AmericasMart Atlanta. She holds a bachelor of science degree in human environmental sciences from the University of Alabama where she majored in restaurant, […] [...]

Profile: Paul Calhoun, Haddox Reid Burkes & Calhoun CPA’s

Paul Calhoun is happy being a CPA and serving as managing partner of the Haddox Reid Burkes & Calhoun firm, but he can also imagine himself being content working as a mechanic on small engines. Maybe that’s why he enjoys riding motorcycles during leisure time. “People might be surprised to learn that about me,” he […] [...]

Webber appointed manager

Diamond Concrete Sawing has named Glenn Webber operations manager for its Gulf Coast Branch. Webber has over five years of experience in the concrete sawing industry as a project estimator and service dispatcher and holds a bachelors of science in management and a masters of arts in marketing from the University of Alabama. Webber oversees […] [...]

Bank promotes Blanton

First Commercial Bank has promoted John Blanton from assistant vice president-loan officer to vice president-loan officer. Blanton has been with First Commercial for 11 years. Blanton began his commercial banking career as a credit analyst and business banker. He joined First Commercial Bank in 2001, where he has been responsible for underwriting and servicing commercial […] [...]

Clay leading division

Dr. Ricky P. Clay, former major in the U.S. Army Reserve Medical Corps, has joined University of Mississippi Health Care as chief of the Division of Plastic Surgery. Prior to joining the medical center, Clay was an assistant clinical professor of medicine and associate director of the Maxillofacial, Cleft Lip and Palate Evaluation Team at […] [...]

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