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Outlets of Mississippi hire Shanna Head, director of marketing

Shanna Head joined the Outlets of Mississippi in January 2016 as Marketing Assistant and Graphic Designer and was recently promoted to Marketing Manager and Graphic Designer. She also handles social media as well as a fashion and lifestyle blog for the Outlets of Mississippi. Having started off in the field of graphic design with an Associate’s degree from Hinds Community ...

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Hopkins announced as new development officer

A familiar face has joined Mississippi University for Women’s Office of Development & Alumni team. Timothy L. Hopkins, who served as the university’s senior admissions counselor, was recently announced as The W’s new development officer. A W alumnus, Hopkins obtained his degree in bachelor of arts in psychology with a minor in family studies in 2009. He earned his master ...

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Vicksburg District’s Chief of Design Branch receives Commander’s Award

The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District has announced that David L. Wallace, recently received the Commander’s Award for Outstanding Achievement in Equal Employment Opportunity. Wallace received this award for his contributions to the EEO Program. Wallace is responsible for supervising and managing the branch to provide engineering design activities to support the Vicksburg District’s civil works program. ...

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Young elected to Mississippi Power Board of Directors

Mississippi Power announced that Camille Scales Young, Principal and Director at Cornerstone Government Affairs, has been elected to the company’s board of directors, effective October 23, 2018. “Camille’s career has focused on improving Mississippi, from our rural communities to the state’s largest cities,” said Mississippi Power President and CEO Anthony Wilson. “She is an accomplished leader whose insight and perspective ...

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Stennis employee wins 2018 Women of Color STEM Conference award

NASA engineer Dawn Davis of New Orleans, chief of the electrical design and software branch of the Stennis Space Center Engineering and Test Directorate, has won one of the most important honors in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Davis was named recipient of the Professional Achievement (Government) Award by the Women of Color STEM Conference. She will be honored ...

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Planters Bank announces promotion of Sanders and England

Planters Bank has announced that Andy Sanders will assume the role of Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer for the bank system, and Parker England will be the new President of the Greenville Bank office. Sanders began his career with Planters Bank as an intern during college and officially joined the bank in 1999. He has previously served the ...

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Harper elected vice chairman of MCBLF

The Madison County Business League & Foundation Board of Directors proudly announce the election of Cecil W. Harper as vice chairman of the board for the 2017-18 term to replace Donna Sims who relocated to Starkville. Cecil W. Harper is a Certified Public Accountant and President of the accounting firm of Harper, Rains, Knight & Company, P.A. located in Madison ...

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EMBDC recognizes June ambassadors of the month

The East Mississippi Business Development Corporation recently presented its June Ambassadors of the Month awards. Honorees were, from left, Stacey Thompson, City of Meridian, third place; Lisa Sollie, MSU Meridian, red ticket drawing; Mary Atterberry, Rush Health Systems, first place; and Heather Woodall, MSU Career Center, second place. (Courtesy of EMBDC)

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Two appointed at TEC

TEC appointed Erica Grant Hines as Marketing Assistant in Jackson. Hines will be responsible for assisting the marketing team in the implementation of all marketing activities. Hines, a Belhaven University graduate, joins TEC with over 10 years of experience in the Marketing field. Hines lives in Ridgeland with her children, Kobe and Kaleb. TEC also appointed John Fletcher as Technician ...

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Canopy welcomes new director of development

Canopy Children’s Solutions recently named Heidi Noel as its new Director of Development. Noel has more than 20 years of sales management experience and five years of non-profit management and governance experience. Prior to joining Canopy, Noel was the president of the Junior League of Jackson. She also served on the League’s Board of Directors for four additional years simultaneously ...

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