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Nail McKinney promotes 3 to manager

Nail McKinney Professional Association recently promoted three Certified Public Accountants to the position of Manager. Joshua Hutcheson is a native of Booneville and a graduate of Mississippi State University with a Bachelor of Accountancy and a Master of Taxation. He resides in Tupelo with his wife, Kelly Williams Hutcheson and two sons, Graham and Clayton. Matthew Oaks is a native ...

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USM Hires Deputy Coordinator to Assist with Responsibilities Under Title IX

The University of Southern Mississippi recently named Dr. Lenore Schaffer to the newly created position of deputy coordinator to the Title IX Office. Schaffer is a recent graduate of Southern Miss, earning her doctorate in higher education administration with a minor in student affairs in May 2017. Prior to stepping into her new role, Schaffer also served the Title IX ...

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Change of Command for Mississippi Valley Division

Maj. Gen. Michael C. Wehr recently transferred command of the Mississippi Valley Division (MVD), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, to Maj. Gen. Richard G. Kaiser. Wehr, division commander and president of the Mississippi River Commission since August 2014, has been assigned as the deputy commanding general for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Washington, D.C. Kaiser comes to Vicksburg from ...

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Silver Slipper names Employees of the Month

Silver Slipper Casino recently recognized its July Employee and Supervisor/Manager of the Month Nominees and winners. Employees of the Month were Brandi Wyman, Palm Court, and Andrew Smith, Surveillance. Supervisor/Manager of the Month was Martine Fairconnetue, Food and Beverage supervisor. Other nominees were Victoria Langlinais, Advertising & Publicity Manager; Aundra Jama, Player Services; John Harrison, Buffet; Devin Bermond, Buffet; Tereasa ...

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Mississippi Association of Grantmakers Announces New Board Members

The Mississippi Association of Grantmakers, a membership organization for public, private, and corporate philanthropic entities, recently announced the election of eleven members to its board of directors, including a new slate of officers for 2017-2018. Tom Pittman, president and CEO of The Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi, was elected to serve as board president. Joining Pittman in leadership roles are ...

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Forman Watkins & Krutz welcomes 3 new attorneys

Forman Watkins & Krutz LLP recently added attorneys Spencer Ritchie and Sampada “Sam” Kapoor to its Jackson office, and Chelsea Gaudin in its New Orleans office. Ritchie’s previous legal experience included working as an associate at a major regional law firm, as law clerk to the Hon. Rhesa H. Barksdale, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and ...

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Baker Donelson Earns Top Ten Rankings in Vault’s 2018 “Best Law Firms for Diversity”

For the sixth consecutive year, Baker Donelson has been ranked among the top 10 law firms in the country in the 2018 edition of Vault, Inc.’s “Best Law Firms for Diversity.” Baker Donelson ranked 10th in the country on Vault’s overall “Best Law Firms for Diversity” list, which includes four separate categories for diversity all weighed evenly to determine the ...

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Woodward Hines Education Foundation Announces Two New Hires

The Woodward Hines Education Foundation (WHEF) recently announced two new hires for its flagship program, Get2College, which provides free services to help families plan and pay for college. Daniela Griffin was named Assistant Director and College Counselor for the Jackson Get2College Center. In this role Griffin provides general college planning and counseling for students and parents in the Jackson office ...

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Merit Health Madison Names Lolley New Chief Nursing Officer

Merit Health Madison in Canton has named Tim Lolley as its new Chief Nursing Officer. Lolley joins Merit Health Madison from Saint Francis Hospital Muskogee and Saint Francis Hospital Muskogee East (formerly Eastar Health System) in Muskogee, Okla. Previous roles include Director of Progressive Care, Telemetry and Dialysis at Jackson Hospital in Montgomery, Ala.; Director of ICU, Medical Surgical Unit ...

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Merit Health Central Adds Surgeon to Burn Center Medical Staff

Merit Health Central recently welcomed surgeon Jeffrey T. Gibbs, MD, to its burn center medical staff at Joseph M. Still Burn Centers, Inc.. Gibbs is board certified in general surgery. Gibbs joins Merit Health Central from the main headquarters of Joseph M. Still Burn Centers, Inc. Augusta, Ga. Along with general surgery, Gibbs performs plastic, general burn and hand surgery. ...

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