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Griffin promoted to First Vice President

Renasant Bank’s Loan Review Department has promoted Justin Griffin to First Vice President and Loan Review Officer. Griffin will continue his role in Loan Review, including, coordination with Audit Committee, monitoring internal loan risk, collecting action plans, and maintaining the department’s scheduling process. Griffin is a graduate of Mississippi State University with a Bachelor of Business Administration and a graduate ...

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J. Douglas Minor Jr. elected as Mississippi Bar Foundation Fellow

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP has announced that J. Douglas Minor Jr., a partner who works in the firm’s Nashville, Tenn., and Jackson offices, has been elected as a Fellow of the Mississippi Bar Foundation. A member of Bradley’s Litigation Practice Group, Minor practices in a wide variety of areas, including product liability, environmental contamination, class actions, antitrust, consumer fraud ...

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Kirby Latham joins Neel-Schaffer as Senior Project Manager in Mobile

Kirby Latham joins Neel-Schaffer as Senior Project Manager in Mobile Kirby Latham, PE, has joined Neel-Schaffer, Inc., as a Senior Project Manager in the Mobile office. Latham has more than 20 years of experience as a transportation design engineer and project manager. He has experience in the design of roadways, bridges, and utilities, as well as bridge inspections, and construction ...

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Mississippi Airports Association names new board members

At its recent annual conference the Mississippi Airports Association (MAA) elected board members for the 2018-19 term, all of whom have served on the board at previous times. They are Clint Johnson, Executive Director of Cleveland Municipal Airport; Tom Williams, Executive Director of Meridian Regional Airport; Carol Snapp Executive Director of Trent Lott International Airport; Perry Miller, COO of Jackson ...

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Mary Ann Moon, appointed Dean of Oklahoma EDI

The University of Oklahoma College of Professional and Continuing Studies with the Center for Community, Energy and Economic Development has appointed Mary Ann Moon CEcD, FM, HLM as Dean of the University of Oklahoma Economic Development Institute. Moon served as Assistant Dean from 2016-2017 and began her tenure as Dean in January. The University of Oklahoma’s Economic Development Institute (OU ...

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Finkelberg ranked among top advisors by Barron’s and Forbes

Arty Finkelberg, CFA, CFP®, Senior Vice President – Investments at Raymond James & Associates, has been recognized by two national financial publications. Finkelberg was named to the Barron’s list of America’s Top 1,200 Financial Advisors. The 2018 list draws from all 50 states, plus the District of Columbia. It is the largest, most comprehensive annual advisor list circulated by Barron’s. ...

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Sorrells joins Hattiesburg Clinic Dialysis

Sharon “Sheri” D. Sorrells, CNP, recently joined Hattiesburg Clinic Dialysis. Sorrells provides care for patients with stage 5 kidney disease at the department’s various satellite units throughout the region. Sorrells received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, Ark., and a Master of Science in Nursing from The University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Miss. ...

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McIntyre joins Renasant’s marketing team

Liz Lancaster McIntyre has joined Renasant Bank’s Corporate Marketing Department as Social Media Manager. McIntyre will be responsible for managing, improving, monitoring, and maintaining the marketing, messaging and branding experience for all of Renasant Bank’s social media channels. McIntyre is a 2011 graduate of Millsaps College with a B.A. in Communications. Prior to joining Renasant, McIntyre was Marketing Manager for ...

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Ronnie Daniels appointed to CMR

Gov. Phil Bryant has appointed Ronnie Daniels to the state Commission on Marine Resources to represent charter boat fishermen. Daniels begins his term July 1. He will replace Ron Harmon, who currently represents charter boat fishermen. Harmon’s term ends June 30. Daniels owns Fisher-Man Guide Service and has 20 years of fishing experience. He lives in Pass Christian with his ...

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Sigma Lambda Chi recognizes MCEF’s Barkett for exemplary leadership

Mike Barkett, president of the Mississippi Construction Education Foundation, is being honored for his outstanding contributions in construction education by Sigma Lambda Chi – the only internationally recognized honor society for the construction industry. A proponent of career and technical education, Barkett has influenced thousands of students seeking careers in Mississippi’s growing construction industry. Barkett, a Rankin County resident who ...

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