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Trustmark Promotes Jason McGee to Vice President

Return Items Manager Jason McGee has been promoted Vice President at Trustmark’s corporate headquarters in Jackson. McGee has eight years of banking experience and has completed the Mississippi School of Banking. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Mississippi College. He is a board member for the Mississippi Fútbol Club soccer organization.

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TUESDAY MARKETS: Stocks are mixed as household goods makers rise, banks fall

Technology and household goods companies are edging higher while banks and energy companies fall Wednesday morning. That’s leaving U.S. stocks little changed overall. Kroger is jumping after saying it will consider selling its convenience store business. Luxury handbag maker Coach is falling after saying it will change its name to Tapestry. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index was ...

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Regions Bank Names John Harmon City President for Calhoun City/Houston, Mississippi

John Harmon has been named Regions Bank city president for Calhoun City/Houston. He is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the branch, and participating in commercial banking lending activities in north Mississippi. A banking industry veteran with more than 34 years of experience, Harmon joined the bank in 1988 and has held a number of positions during his tenure, ...

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Mike Zito, Jr., Named One of the Best Investment Program Managers by Industry Publication

Mike Zito, Jr., President of Trustmark Financial Services in Jackson, Mississippi, was recently recognized as one of the Top 25 Program Managers in the country by Bank Investment Consultant, a leading information source for bank and credit union financial advisors. The list recognizes successful bank and credit union program managers based on several key factors, including total team assets under ...

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Trustmark Investment Advisors, Inc. Drew Cleland, Receives Chartered Market Technician Designation

Trustmark’s Drew Cleland, a Vice President and Portfolio Manager with Trustmark Investments Advisors, Inc., has achieved the designation of Chartered Market Technician, which demonstrates proficiency in technical analysis of financial markets. The CMT credential is awarded to individuals who successfully complete three levels of examinations and obtain approval from the Market Technicians Association Admissions Committee and Board of Directors. Cleland ...

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HCPHC receives prestigious award for annual financial report

The Hancock County Port and Harbor Commission received a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association for its comprehensive annual financial report for 2016. From left are Bill Cork, HCPHC chief executive officer; Tonya Ladner, senior accountant; Ellen Ceaser, accounting supervisor; Janet Sacks, chief financial officer; and Robert Kane, commission president. The certificate ...

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Keesler Federal Credit Union celebrating 70th anniversary

By BECKY GILLETTE In 1947, ten civil service employees working at what was then Keesler Field realized a need for wage board employees to have an opportunity to accumulate savings and have access to affordable credit. They were granted a charter for Keesler Federal Credit Union (KFCU) that year, and in a year had grown to about 270 members and ...

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Trustmark Promotes Justin Laxson to Assistant Vice President

Trustmark has promoted Justin Laxson to Assistant Vice President at its corporate headquarters in Jackson, where he serves as Asset Review Examiner. Laxson has 11 years of banking experience. He earned a Master of Business Administration from Delta State University and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Mississippi State University.

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Trustmark Promotes Matt Farrell to First Vice President

Trustmark has promoted Matt Farrell to First Vice President at its corporate headquarters in Jackson, where he serves as Commercial Relationship Manager. Farrell has 10 years of banking experience and has completed the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University. He earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of Mississippi and a Bachelor of Science in Chemical ...

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