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Tobie Gillean gets leadership post

Tobie Gillean, LCSW, CCM, has been named director of North Mississippi Medical Center’s Rehabilitation Institute and Skilled Nursing Facility in Tupelo. Gillean has been employed by NMMC for 20 years in a variety of roles, most recently serving as clinical coordinator for the Rehabilitation Institute and Skilled Nursing Facility. In her new position, she will provide operational oversight to clinical ...

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Engineer Research and Development Center director wins top honor

U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center Director Dr. Jeffery P. Holland was selected as a recipient of the Distinguished Executive, Presidential Rank Award. It is the highest honor for members of the Senior Executive Service and recognizes strong leaders, professionals and scientists who achieve results and consistently demonstrate strength, integrity, industry and a relentless commitment to excellence in public ...

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T.E. Lott makes staff changes

T. E. Lott & Company, PA, Certified Public Accountants, has announced several promotions and staff accomplishments. Leslie W. Wood, CPA, Matthew S. Sasser, CPA and J. Mark Ward, CPA have been named shareholders.  Robert M. Whitaker, recently became a Certified Public Accountant and has been promoted to manager.  Trent F. Yeatman and Camille G. Anderson recently became Certified Public Accountants.  ...

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Millsaps team in Top 3

A team of four students from the Else School of Management at Millsaps College recently placed among the top three in a Chartered Financial Analyst-sponsored competition that provides intensive training in financial analysis and presentation. The Millsaps-Louis Wilson Fund Team earned second place in the Mid South CFA Institute Research Challenge in Memphis. The CFA Institute and the CFA societies ...

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Allison Washington joins Mississippi Arts Commission

Allison Washington has joined the Mississippi Arts Commission as Special Initiatives Director.  She previously worked as the Music Trails Program Manager in the Division of Tourism with the Mississippi Development Authority for the last three years. She is a native of Jackson and a 2009 graduate from Belhaven University with a B.A. in Communications.

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Members Exchange Credit Union has announced two new hires

Members Exchange Credit Union has announced two new hires: » Leah Stovall Roark, has joined the Members Exchange team as Vice President of Finance.  Roark, a University of Southern Mississippi graduate, brings almost 20 years of experience with her. » Sarah Dale Harmon, will be an assistant vice president of marketing.  Harmon began her career in credit unions as the ...

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Carol Stewart to lead Central Mississippi Realtors Association

Carol Stewart, a broker associate with Crye-Leike’s Madison office, was elected president of the Central Mississippi Realtors Association by the membership. Stewart has been selling real estate for nine years and involved in the real estate industry for 15 years. Stewart was a top-producer with Crye-Leike in her first year and consistently maintained the status each year. Stewart also serves ...

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Sheridan makes Top 10 list

Butler Snow attorney Michael W. Sheridan has been named a Top 10 Payments Lawyer by Paybefore, a provider of information to the prepaid, mobile and emerging payments industry. Paybefore named the Top 10 Payments Lawyers based on votes from Paybefore.com visitors. The winners were honored at the All Payments Expo in Las Vegas where they were recognized for their “commitment ...

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House honors Fred Haise

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Astronaut Fred Haise (center, red tie), a Biloxi native, was honored by the Mississippi House of Representatives for his distinguished career. He was commended with House Concurrent Resolution 88, which recognized his extraordinary leadership and service. Among his many space flights, Haise was the lunar module pilot on Apollo 13, which developed problems during its moon flight and had to ...

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Baker Donelson recognized

Fifteen of Baker Donelson law firm’s Jackson attorneys will be ranked in 2015 edition of Chambers USA as leading practitioners in the state in specific practice areas. Recognized are: » Corporate/Commercial: William S. Mendenhall and William S. Painter. » Corporate/Commercial (Gaming & Licensing): Dan M. McDaniel Jr. (state and national) » Corporate/Commercial (Municipal Finance): Stephen Edds and Sue Fairbank » ...

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