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Cupples inducted as Fellow

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that Margaret Oertling Cupples, the managing partner of the firm’s Jackson office, has been inducted as a Fellow of the Mississippi Bar Foundation, which recognizes a lawyer’s excellence, as well as dedication and service to the public and profession. Cupples focuses her practice on civil appeals and commercial litigation. Her work ...

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Pittman to lead ERDC

Dr. David W. Pittman has been named Director of the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center. As ERDC Director, Pittman manages one of the most diverse research organizations in the world, including seven laboratories located in four states, with more than 2,100 employees, $1.2 billion in facilities, and an annual program exceeding $1 billion. Pittman also serves as Director ...

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Cadence’s Toney honored

Jerry Toney, senior wealth advisor for Cadence Investment Services and Mississippi president for Cadence Bank, was recently recognized as one of the nation’s “Top 100 Bank Advisors” for 2016 by Bank Investment Consultant, a financial services industry magazine. Toney ranked 31st in the annual list, placing among the top 50 for the second consecutive year. Toney is a 1996 graduate ...

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Alberts joins Clinic

Scott J. Alberts, CNP, recently joined Hattiesburg Clinic Hospital Care Service. He received a Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Mississippi School of Medicine in Jackson, and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Phoenix in Phoenix, Ariz. Alberts is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. He is trained in adult gerontology ...

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French is department head

Professor P. Edward “Eddie” French, a longtime faculty member in Mississippi State’s College of Arts and Sciences, is the new permanent leader of its Department of Political Science and Public Administration. French has served the PSPA department on an interim basis since 2016. French has held multiple positions in the PSPA department since joining the MSU faculty in 2008.  In ...

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Boys & Girls cite Newsome

Dr. Abigail S. Newsome, Director of BioInformatics at Mississippi Valley State University, was recently named the Beverly Burton New Board Member of the Year at the Boys & Girls Clubs of America Southeast Regional Conference in Montgomery, Ala. Newsome is a native of Itta Bena and received her B.S. from MVSU and her Ph.D from the University of Southern Mississippi. ...

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2 Gulf Coast Realtors recognized

Sam Ford and Kenneth Jones, of Coldwell Banker Commercial Alfonso Realty, Inc., have been awarded the Top Producer Platinum Award-Commercial, and  both have individually won the Emerald Award from  the Gulf Coast Association of Realtors, Inc. The  Emerald Award is bestowed upon commercial sales professionals who achieve the highest commercial gross commission income among the Gulf Coast Association of Realtors.

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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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Barron’s ranks Finkelberg

Arty Finkelberg, CFA, CFP, Senior Vice President – Investments, of Raymond James & Associates, was recently named to the Barron’s list of America’s Top 1,200 Financial Advisors.  The 2017 list draws from all 50 states, plus the District of Columbia. It is the largest, most comprehensive annual advisor list circulated by Barron’s. This is the fourth consecutive year that Finkelberg ...

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Watkins joins Clinic

Hattiesburg Clinic has opened the Lumberton Family Medicine in Lumberton and added Mary S. Watkins, CNP, to the staff. Watkins received a Master of Science in Nursing and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from The University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg. Watkins is board certified as a family nurse practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She is a ...

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