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Forbes ranks John F. Hill on list

John F. Hill, CFP, was recently named to the Forbes 2018 Best-In-State Wealth Advisors List, which spotlights more than 2,000 top-performing wealth advisors across the country. Hill is founder and Managing Partner of WealthPartners in Ridgeland, Hill is a 1986 graduate of Mississippi State University with a Bachelor of Public Accountancy degree.

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Haley Hayes, Pharm.D. earns certificate

Haley Hayes, Pharm.D., regional director of Pharmacy Operations for Forrest Health, has earned the Society of Infectious Disease Pharmacists Antimicrobial Stewardship Certificate. She joins pharmacy professionals who are dedicated to higher standards of practice in the appropriate use of antibiotics. SIDP’s Antimicrobial Stewardship Certificate Program is a practice-based certificate program focused on the role pharmacists play in the appropriate use ...

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American College of Cardiology honors Forrest General physician

Thad Waites, MD, FACC, cardiologist at Hattiesburg Clinic and on the medical staff at Forrest General Hospital, has been awarded the American College of Cardiology’s 2018 Master of the ACC Award. The ACC chooses only three people worldwide for their highest honor. A native of Waynesboro, Waites has practiced medicine for nearly 50 years. Waites has held many positions throughout ...

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Merit Health Medical Group welcomes cardiologists

Merit Health Medical Group welcomes cardiologists Richard Rayford, MD, Ph,D, F.A.C.C and Malcolm P. Taylor, MD, F.A.C.C.. Rayford and Taylor are board certified in internal medicine and cardiology. They specialize in the treatment of congenital heart defects, coronary artery disease, heart failure and other diseases of the heart. Rayford received his bachelor of science degree in chemistry from Grambling State ...

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Brandon Presley appointed to NARUC’s Gas Committee as Co-Vice Chair

The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners has appointed Mississippi Public Service Commission Chair Brandon Presley to serve as co-vice chair of the Committee on Gas. He will work alongside North Dakota Commissioner Julie Fedorchak. Commissioner Diane X. Burman of the New York State PSC is chair. Through panel discussions and educational sessions, the Gas Committee fosters awareness and understanding ...

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USM’s Maugh Funderburk selected for Keesler Honorary Commander Program

Dr. Casey Maugh Funderburk, Vice Provost for The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park campus, has been selected to the 81st Training Wing Honorary Commander Program at Keesler Air Force Base (AFB). The Honorary Commander Program offers an opportunity for civic and community leaders to gain insight and experience about the U.S. Air Force and Keesler AFB operations and programs. ...

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Anderson named USM vice president for student affairs

University of Southern Mississippi Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Steven R. Moser, has announced the selection of Dr. Dee Dee Anderson has been named the University of Southern Mississippi’s new Vice President for Student Affairs, pending approval from the Board of Trustees of the State Institutions of Higher Learning. Anderson will succeed Dr. Thomas H. Burke, ...

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Tresvant receives Tougaloo’s 2018 Chairman’s Award

Marion McNeil Tresvant, a 1978 alumna of Tougaloo College, who has contributed more than a million dollars to the institution, was presented the 2018 Chairman’s Award at the 30th Annual Business Luncheon. The award was established in 2008 as a way to honor individuals who have exemplified extraordinary leadership in a project or cause to advance the goals of Tougaloo ...

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Contributors inducted into Society of Philanthropists at Tougaloo

Two local entities, AT&T Mississippi and the Jackson Medical Mall Foundation, were inducted into the Society of Philanthropists at the 30th Annual Business Luncheon hosted by Tougaloo College. Also, Judge Roosevelt Robinson, Jr. of the Class of 1951 was posthumously inducted into the Society of Philanthropist. To support deserving students, the family of Judge Robinson has created a $100,000 endowed ...

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Airport Deputy Director chosen for National Security Forum

Matt Dowell, deputy director at the Golden Triangle Regional Airport, was recently selected by the Air Force to attend the 65th Annual National Security Forum at Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery, Ala. The Air Force’s Air War College annually hosts approximately 150 civilian distinguished visitors for the NSF. The purpose of the forum is to share perspectives between key ...

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