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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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Memorial Names Second Quarter 2017 STAR Recipients

Memorial Hospital at Gulfport has named the recipients of the Second Quarter 2017 Star awards. STAR (Service, Teamwork, Attitude and Respect) recognizes outstanding customer service. The recipients are from left, front row: Sadie Jenkins, EVS; Dr. Al Dauterive, Vascular Surgeon; Rachael Nuschke, Family Practice Physicians; (middle row): Cheryl Lowman, Labor & Delivery; Kay Saucier, Medical/Surgical Services; Anna Willoughby, Medical/Telemetry; Todd ...

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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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Southern Miss Professor named Lightner Witmer Award winner

Dr. Keith Radley, assistant professor in the Department of Psychology at The University of Southern Mississippi, has been named the 2017 Ligthner Witmer Award winner by the American Psychological Association’s Division of School Psychology. Each year the Division of School Psychology presents the Lightner Witmer Award to young professionals and academic school psychologists who have demonstrated scholarship that merits special ...

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ACEC/MS, Installs New 2017-2018 Officers

The American Council of Engineering Companies of Mississippi has installed its new officers for 2017-2018. The new president, Carey Hardin, is with Clearwater Consultants in Starkville. He is a 1974 graduate of Mississippi State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering and later obtained a Master of Science Degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering, also from MSU. ...

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Kitchings named vice president of member involvement at MEC

The Mississippi Economic Council recently named Beth Kitchings as Vice President of Member Involvement. Kitchings leads a team responsible for growing, engaging and retaining the membership base of the state’s chamber of commerce. She joins MEC with more than 25 years of sales, marketing, and communications experience with organizations and clients in the healthcare, education, financial services, manufacturing, and tourism ...

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Daniel Powell joins BMA survey team under the MSU Co-Op program

Daniel Powell will be joining the Brown, Mitchell & Alexander survey team under the Mississippi State Cooperative Education (Co-op) Program. Powell is a native of Philadelphia, Miss., and received dual Associate degrees in Drafting and Design as well as Land Surveying Technology from East Central Community College in Decatur. He is studying Survey & Geomatics (SGEO) at Mississippi State with ...

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Zorn and Armer named directors of Pascagoula law firm

The law firm of Heidelberg Steinberger, P.A. has named attorneys Stacie Zorn and Tristan Armer directors of the firm. Zorn, who has been with the firm since 2003, has excelled primarily in the areas of federal and state employment law, workers’ compensation, estate law, family law and general litigation. Since 2012, Zorn has been named as a Mid-South Super Lawyers ...

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