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ACEC selects board, officers

The American Council of Engineering Companies of Mississippi has installed new officers for 2016-2017 with Scott Burge of Gulfport as President. Burge, a principal of A. Garner Russell and Associates, is a native of Pearl River County and a graduate of Mississippi State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering. Other board members are Jeff Dungan (National ...

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Parden joins urology group

Ali Parden, M.D., recently joined Urology Associates in Tupelo as the first female urogynecologist in Mississippi. Parden is a board-certified obstetrician-gynecologist who completed three years of specialty training in the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of problems involving the female pelvic organs. A native of Lebanon, Ind., Parden earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the University of Alabama. She completed ...

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Pickering promoted

Scott Pickering has recently been promoted to Executive Vice President with Community Bank Ellisville. Pickering has been with Community Bank for over nine years, most recently serving as Senior Vice President. He will assume additional management responsibilities for Community Bank’s Jones County market and continue to develop new business while helping lead this division. Pickering, a native of Wiggins, graduated ...

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Singing River’s stroke care recognized

Courtesy of Singing River Health Systems
The American Heart Association recently recognized Singing River Health System’s stroke care commitment. Ocean Springs Hospital and Singing River Hospital each received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: StrokeSM Honor Roll Elite. Singing River’s award was Elite Plus. The awards recognize each hospital’s commitment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines according to the latest scientific evidence.

The American Heart Association recently recognized Singing River Health System’s stroke care commitment. Ocean Springs Hospital and Singing River Hospital each received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: StrokeSM Honor Roll Elite. Singing River’s award was Elite Plus. The awards recognize each hospital’s commitment according to nationally recognized, research-based ...

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MSU promotes Smith

Mississippi State alumnus Dr. Jack D. Smith, a board-certified theriogenologist, is the new associate dean for academic affairs at the university’s College of Veterinary Medicine. He is responsible for oversight and management of areas ranging from student recruitment to outcome-assessment data reporting of all veterinary graduates. Smith joined the CVM faculty in 2002 as a theriogenology resident and became an ...

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Miller named Landmen VP

David W. Miller, CPL, owner and managing member of Miller Land Professionals LLC in Jackson, has been named First Vice President of the American Association of Professional Landmen. As First Vice President, Miller will lead the American Association of Professional Landmen’s 13,000 members across the U.S. and will be named president of AAPL in June 2017. The Association is composed ...

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Corps selects Shaw

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District recently selected Thomas Shaw as chief of its Project Management Branch of its Programs and Project Management Division. Shaw will be responsible for supervising approximately 10 project management teams composed of project managers, project engineers, civil engineers, regional economist, engineering technicians and program analysts. . Previously, he was chief of the Flood ...

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Frederic named fundraiser

The MSU Foundation has named Sara Frederic director of development for the College of Arts and Sciences. Sara Frederic, a Mississippi State University alumna, will lead fundraising efforts for the college. An Aberdeen native, Frederic earned an Associate of Arts degree in broadcast communication from Meridian Community College in 2006 before continuing her higher education at MSU. At MSU, she ...

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3 shareholders join Matthews, Cutrer, Lindsay

Matthews, Cutrer and Lindsay, P.A. has added three new shareholders: Kimberly L. Hardy, CPA/CFF, William (Bill) McCoy, CPA and Michelle R. Stonestreet, CPA. A native of Greenville and a graduate of Millsaps College, Hardy’s primary focus will be serving the firm’s Forensic Accounting; Nonprofit, Governmental and Small Business Accounting and Assurance needs. A native of Clinton and graduate of Mississippi ...

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Transportation Commission recognizes Woodcock

The Mississippi Transportation Commission recently recognized Joel D. “Woody” Woodcock for his service to the Mississippi Department of Transportation and the State of Mississippi with a resolution. Woodcock represented MDOT for more than 12 years, beginning in 2003, as a Special Assistant Attorney with the Mississippi Office of the Attorney General. Pictured from left: Transportation Commissioner Mike Tagert; Assistant Attorney General Roy M. Tipton; Woodcock; Transportation Commissioner Dick Hall; Transportation Commissioner Tom King; and, MDOT Executive Director Melinda McGrath.

The Mississippi Transportation Commission recently recognized Joel D. “Woody” Woodcock for his service to the Mississippi Department of Transportation and the State of Mississippi with a resolution. Woodcock represented MDOT for more than 12 years, beginning in 2003, as a Special Assistant Attorney with the Mississippi Office of the Attorney General. Pictured from left: Transportation Commissioner Mike Tagert; Assistant Attorney ...

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