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MSU faculty member honored by national accounting organization

Associate Professor Bradley S. “Brad” Trinkle, a member of the Mississippi State University College of Business faculty, recently became one of four contributors receiving the first Best Paper Award of the Journal of Information Systems, academic publication of theAmerican Accounting Association’s Accounting Information Systems section. Since 2011, he has been a faculty member in the Richard C. Adkerson School of ...

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MCEDA names Joseph Deason as Executive Director

The Madison County Economic Development Authority (MCEDA) Board of Directors recently selected Joseph (Joey) Deason as the organization’s new executive director. Deason assumes the position from Ken Oilschlager who has been serving as Interim Director over the last year. Deason previously spent four years as the Chief Operating Officer at the Golden Triangle Development Link where he was integral in ...

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Yamaha In-House Counsel and Butler Snow Attorneys Selected for the Yancey Memorial Award

Several Butler Snow attorneys, along with Yamaha’s in-house counsel, have been selected for the Yancey Memorial Award by the International Association of Defense Counsel. The award is given to acknowledge excellence in academic writing. The winning article, The Use of Computer-Generated Animations and Simulations at Trial, was written by Victoria Webster, senior counsel of Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., and Butler ...

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Haupt assumes new leadership role in MSU’s College of Architecture, Art and Design

Jeffrey Haupt, who previously served as the painting concentration coordinator in the Department of Art, was recently named associate dean for Mississippi State University’s College of Architecture, Art and Design. The move allows Associate Dean Greg Hall to concentrate his work as interim director of the college’s Building Construction Science program. Haupt received his Master of Fine Arts from Indiana ...

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Ware named Project Manager for Leadership Greater Jackson

Pastor Tonya Hairston Ware was recently named Project Manager for Leadership Greater Jackson! Ware is the creator and host of Jackson’s “Saturday Success Church.” She has been featured on national television networks and is host of the “How To Write Your Book in 60 Days” Program and the Manifestation Mastermind Group. For more than 12 0years, Ware focused her attention ...

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ASA Mississippi selects board of directors

The American Subcontractors Association of Mississippi has selected its board of directors for 2017-2018. Pictured are, front row, from left: Kristen McAllister, Glass Inc., Meridian; Mike Gipson, Gipson Steel, Meridian; Bryan Tompkins, Bomac Electric, Jackson; Jamie Massey, American Glass, Columbus; Katye Reece, Horne LLP, Ridgeland. Back Row: Randy Sharman, A & B Electric, Meridian; Bruce Brumfield, Synergy Electric, Madison; Scotty Trawick, Puckett Rentals, ...

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Hotel Vue names new food & beverage director

Charles Weber was recently name Food & Beverage Director for the Hotel Vue and The Pilot House Restaurant in Natchez. Weber has more than 30 years experience in the food and beverage industry. His primary responsibilities include overseeing all aspects of The Pilot House and catering functions for Hotel Vue.

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Maris, West & Baker Names Tim Mask as Agency President

Jackson advertising agency, Maris, West & Baker (MWB), recently announced that Tim Mask has been named the President of the agency. Mask, who will be the fifth president, is a 19-year veteran of the agency, which he joined in 1998. Peter Marks, who has served as CEO and President of the agency since 2006, will continue in the role of ...

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Camgian Honored as Top in Internet of Things

Starkville-based Camgian, a provider of advanced sensing and information processing systems, announced that it has been voted as the 2017 Internet of Things (IoT) Emerging Company of the Year for the Enterprise Market in the 5th Annual Compass Intelligence Awards. The awards were voted on by 40+ industry-leading press, editors, journalists, thought leaders and analysts. The program included three primary ...

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