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New partner at Bradley

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP has elevated attorney Slates C. Veazey to partner at the firm’s Jackson office. Veazey represents clients in all types of litigation, with a particular emphasis on construction and insurance coverage disputes. His construction practice involves representing owners and general contractors in a variety of issues and projects, both public and private. He has experience managing ...

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Long receives certification

Jacob Long of Clinton, a physical therapist at Methodist Rehabilitation Center, recently received his Assistive Technology Professional (ATP) certification from the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA). The ATP certification recognizes demonstrated competence in analyzing the needs of consumers with disabilities, assisting in the selection of appropriate assistive technology for the consumers’ needs, and providing training ...

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Dowd named partner

Litigation attorney Matthew R. Dowd has been promoted to partner at the Jackson law firm of Adams and Reese. Dowd joined Adams and Reese in 2015 as Special Counsel in the firm’s Jackson office. Practicing law since 2005, he focuses his practice on products liability defense, in particular, silica defense, and also commercial and insurance litigation, personal injury, mass torts, ...

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Smith promoted to Captain

Charles Louis Smith III, of Jackson has completed his training with FedEx and has been promoted to Captain. Smith began his pilot career in 1993 and began his tenure as an Air Force Pilot from 1994-2007. He was assigned as a C-17 pilot for the Jackson Mississippi National Guard as well as piloting for the FedEx Corporation.

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Forrest General market awards include Best in Show

Forrest General’s Marketing and Communications Department was honored recently with several awards at the Mississippi Hospital Association’s 29th Annual Maggie Awards ceremony, including Best In Show Electronic Media. Forrest General received a Maggie Award and the Best in Show Electronic Media designation for a video promoting Heart Month. The video, which featured members of the Sweetea Club, encouraged viewers to ...

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Top ambassadors

The East Mississippi Business Development Corporation recently presented its November Ambassadors of the Month awards. In first place was Stacey Thompson (right) with the City of Meridian, second place went to Heather Woodall (second from right) with MSU Career Center, and third place went to Derron Radcliff (second from left) with MSU Riley Center. Also, winning the red ticket drawing ...

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Special Olympics names executive director

Special Olympics Mississippi has named Monica Daniels as its new executive director. Daniels has more than two decades of experience in fundraising and management of non-profit and for-profit organizations. Daniels will advance Special Olympics Mississippi’s strategic plan and guide the organization’s programs and mission. Under her leadership, Special Olympics Mississippi will continue to provide children and adults with intellectual disabilities ...

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Thompson earns grant

MSU assistant professor Courtney E. Thompson, who specializes in the history of U.S. women, science and medicine, has been named a 2017 recipient of the New York Academy of Medicine’s Audrey and William H. Helfand Fellowship in the History of Medicine and Public Health. The award supports research using Academy library resources for scholarly study of the history of medicine ...

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HORNE promotes Rushing

The accounting and business advisory firm of HORNE LLP recently promoted Kassi Rushing, APR, to the director of people growth and engagement. Rushing now leads the people growth and engagement strategy for more than 500 team members across the country. The newly formed team is a result of her vision to unite the former communication department and learning and development ...

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USM honors 2 alumni

Todd Gregory and Brandt Schmersahl, both executives with the Cintas Corporation, have been recognized as Alumni of the Year by the College of Business at The University of Southern Mississippi. Gregory, a 1981 graduate, and Schmersahl, a 1976 graduate, were honored during an awards ceremony held earlier this month on the Hattiesburg campus. Gregory serves as vice president for the ...

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