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Bradshaw, named American Red Cross Mississippi, CDO

Erica Bradshaw joins the American Red Cross Mississippi Region as the chief development officer. Bradshaw was in the major gifts field for eight years with The Salvation Army. She began as a major gifts fundraiser traveling the Mississippi Delta and North Alabama. She quickly advanced to the divisional director of the major gifts department overseeing the Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi ...

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The Skills Foundation of Mississippi announces Board of Directors, Officers for 2018

The Skills Foundation of Mississippi, Inc. recently announced that Amy Tate, Government Affairs Director for the Tennessee Valley Authority has been elected to Chair the organization for 2018, succeeding former Hancock Bank CEO & former Mayor of Gulfport George Schloegel. The Skills Foundation of Mississippi is a Mississippi based non-profit focused on growing the quantity of in-demand skilled labor across ...

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Lunardini joins Catholic Charities as COO

John Lunardini has joined Catholic Charities Diocese of Jackson as Chief Operating Officer. As COO, Lunardini is responsible for the overall operations of Catholic Charities, a licensed social service agency which is an integral ministry of the Catholic Diocese of Jackson. He joins Catholic Charities after almost two years as Director of Communications & Business Development at Mississippi Primary Health ...

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MSU, Habitat for Humanity partner to build ninth Maroon Edition home

Mississippi State University and Starkville Area Habitat for Humanity officials recently broke ground on the ninth Maroon Edition home, which will be built this fall by volunteers from Habitat for Humanity and MSU. The groundbreaking ceremony officially kicked off construction of the house on Owens Street, which is being built for Habitat partner family Kareema Gillon and her two young ...

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Allstate helps with Habitat home

Allstate employees in the Jackson area recently helped build a house for Habitat for Humanity Mississippi Capital Area that is being sponsored by the Selby and Richard McRae Foundation and the future homeowner is Shalondria Curtis. The Allstate Foundation also awarded Habitat a grant of $11,000. Helping work on the house is Miranda Garbacz of Allstate. (Courtesy of Habitat for ...

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Britton selected treasurer of Southeast region regulatory association

The Southeastern Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners has selected Mississippi Public Service Commissioner Sam Britton as treasurer of the organization. Resident of Laurel, Britton was elected Public Service Commissioner for Mississippi’s Southern District in 2015. SEARUC is a non-profit organization composed of eleven Southeastern states including Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas. ...

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Empower Mississippi names director of development

Anja Scheib has been named Director of Development for Empower Mississippi in Ridgeland. Scheib recently completed a development internship with the Competitive Enterprise Institute, a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit public policy organization dedicated to advancing the principles of limited government, free enterprise, and individual liberty. Scheib, who grew up in Madison, received her Bachelor of Business Administration from Mississippi State University ...

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Millsaps College selected as academic home of the Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty

Millsaps College has been selected as the new academic home of the Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty (SHECP). Established at Washington and Lee University in 1998 as the “Shepherd Poverty Alliance,” a poverty studies program, SHECP has grown into a nonprofit association of 23 higher educational institutions in the United States, dedicated to the goal of preparing students for ...

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Restoration Hope accredited by National Financial Accountability Organization

The Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA) has announced the accreditation of Restoration Hope of City, ST. ECFA accreditation is based on the ECFA Seven Standards of Responsible Stewardship™, including financial accountability, transparency, sound board governance and ethical fundraising.  Restoration Hope joins a growing number of Christ-centered churches and ministries across America, supported by over 27 million donors that have earned the right to display the ECFA seal.  When an organization is accredited by ECFA, it demonstrates its willingness to follow the model ...

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Habitat names new staff

Merrill McKewen, executive director of Habitat for Humanity Mississippi Capital Area, has announced the following new staff members: Brad “Kaz” Franklin is the new Director of Community and Homeowner Advocacy. He previously was the Marketing Specialist and Assistant Manager of Thalia Mara Hall for the City of Jackson’s Department of Human & Cultural Services. Franklin will be the direct liaison ...

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