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Granville Tate to replace retiring T. Harris Collier as Trustmark general counsel

Harris Collier III will retire as Trustmark Bank’s secretary of the corporation, senior vice president and general counsel at the end of the year after 42 years with the Jackson bank. Collier’s replacement is Granville Tate Jr., former chairman of the law firm Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC. Tate will become the $11.5 billion Trustmark’s secretary of the corporation, ...

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Maron reappointed to panel


Adams and Reese Partner Elizabeth Maron has been reappointed by the Mississippi Supreme Court for a fourth term to the Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education. She is president of the Commission. At Adams and Reese, Maron focuses her practice on employment law, education law, real estate transactions and general litigation. Maron has been selected by her peers among the ...

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Donald to manage branch

Ben Donald has joined Keesler Federal Credit Union as the Branch Manager for its Hattiesburg location. Ben began his financial career as a Personal Banker. He is a member of Rotary and Hattiesburg Young Professionals. He is a graduate of The University of Southern Mississippi. Known as the Turtle Creek branch, it is located at 6175 Hwy. 98 Ste. 20 ...

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MGCCC student honored

Edleshia Leverette, a Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College student from State Line, has been named a Siemens Technical Scholar for her achievements in the Process Operations Technology Program at MGCCC’s Jackson County Campus. The honor was announced Oct. 26 at a news conference held by The Aspen Institute and the Siemens Foundation in Washington, D.C. Leverette was invited to Washington ...

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People Lease hires Beazley

Stacey Beazley has joined the People Lease staff. Her responsibilities include helping clients with enrollment and deductions for Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as quarterly reporting. Originally from Crystal Springs, Stacey loves animals, old cars, and anything artistic, such as sculpting and making her own jewelry. People Lease has 13 years of customer service and contracting experience.

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Delta Research and Extension Center hires Orlowski

Delta Research and Extension Center is pleased to announce the hiring of Dr. John Orlowski has joined Delta Research and Extension Center as an Extension Soybean Agronomist. Originally from Perth, N.Y., Orlowski’s parents operated a hay and beef farm as well as a feed store. Orlowski attended Cornell University where he earned his undergraduate in Agricultural Sciences and his Masters ...

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5 hospitals get top rating

Five Mississippi hospitals recently received an “A” patient-safety rating in the Fall 2015 Hospital Safety Score by the Leapfrog Group, a national patient safety watchdog group. The hospitals were Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle, Biloxi Regional Medical Center and Northwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center in Clarksdale, Baptist Union County in New Albany and Baptist North Mississippi in Oxford. Leapfrog Group grades ...

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Clark a grad of program

Terri Clark, director of adult education at Pearl River Community College, is one of the graduates of the first National Career Pathways Network Leadership Development Academy. Graduates were honored recently in Dallas at the National Career Pathways Network Conference. The NCPN LDA’s mission is to provide professional, career and leadership development to career pathways leaders (career pathways coordinators, CTE directors, ...

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Mad Genius make changes

Advertising/creative production firm Mad Genius of Ridgeland recently promoted Dana Marsalis to Account Executive position. Marsalis joined Mad Genius in March 2014 and was instrumental in account coordination in her first year with the agency. She has experience with several industry leading clients locally, statewide and nationally. With her new role she will continue to spearhead client relations and serve ...

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