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Owen recognized by national architecture group

Jenny Owen, former Executive Director of the Mississippi State Board of Architecture, is the 2018 recipient of the Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Boards’ (CLARB) Presidential Recognition Award for leadership shown within the Member Board Executive (MBE) community to advance the mission of the organization. While serving as Executive Director for the Mississippi State Board of Architecture, which also regulates ...

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Howell named Employee of the Quarter at South Mississippi State Hospital

Jessica Howell was recently named South Mississippi State Hospital’s third quarter 2018 Employee of the Quarter. Howell joined SMSH in January 2016 as administrative assistant to the hospital director. She also assists in the Human Resources Department as well as in Risk Management. Howell is a Marion County native and graduated from Columbia High School. She has lived in Lamar ...

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Douglas joins Lincoln Road Family Medicine

Amy R. Douglas, CNP, recently joined Hattiesburg Clinic Lincoln Road Family Medicine. With more than two decades of experience in health care, Douglas provides comprehensive care to patients 18 and up. Douglas received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from The University of Southern Mississippi. She received a Master of Science in Nursing and a Doctor of Nursing Practice from ...

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Robinson promoted at Cadence Investment Services

Jerry Toney, Senior Wealth Advisor for Cadence Investment Services, announced that Cate Robinson has been promoted to wealth advisor in Starkville and received her designation as a Certified Financial Planner. Robinson became a member of the team at Cadence Bank in 2014. She then joined Cadence Investment Services in 2016 where she received her Series 7 and Series 66 registrations ...

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Sullivan hits 45-year mark as Hinds CC trustee

Hinds Community College Board of Trustees vice president Dale Sullivan was recognized as the longest serving member of the board with 45 years of continuous service. But that’s not the only distinction he has had over his long career in education. In 1973, at the age of 27, Sullivan became the youngest-ever trustee when he was elected Copiah County schools ...

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Fredian Leadership award recipient announced

The Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce, Inc. announced Aviation Electronics Technician Second Class Petty Officer (AW/SW) Andrew S. Tracy is the recipient of the 2018 Thomas V. Fredian Community Leadership Award. “The Thomas V. Fredian Community Leadership Award honors those military personnel who go above and beyond to become involved in supporting their local community. This award is given ...

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MMA names Andrew Mallinson, Chairman of the Board and Pat Thomasson, Secretary-Treasurer

Andrew Mallinson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Multicraft International in Pelahatchie has been named the 2018-2019 Chairman of the Mississippi Manufacturers Association (MMA) Board of Directors. Mallinson has more than 25 years of Multicraft leadership experience and in an ownership position since 1991. Prior to joining Multicraft in 1987, Mallinson was a management consultant at Ernst & Young in ...

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Mitchell to serve on Mississippi Bar Association committee

Butler Snow announced that Benjamin L. Mitchell has been selected to serve a two-year term as a member at large on the executive committee of the intellectual property, entertainment and sports law section of the Mississippi Bar Association. The section’s purpose is to educate and inform members of the latest developments in a variety of intellectual property areas, including trademarks, ...

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Coppage named deputy director, Washington County Economic Alliance

The Board of Directors for the Washington County Economic Alliance (WCEA), along with Executive Director Cary Karlson, announced the promotion of Will Coppage to Deputy Director. “This is a proud day for our organization and for our community,” said Karlson. “Will is one of our own who has demonstrated the skills, enthusiasm, and capability needed in economic development to create ...

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Natalie Guess appointed to CMR

Gov. Phil Bryant appointed Natalie Guess to the state Commission on Marine Resources representing nonprofit environmental organizations. Guess will serve a four-year term that will end June 30, 2022. Guess is the executive director of Unmanned Coast and the Enterprise for Innovative Geospatial Solutions under the Magnolia Business Alliance. She is also a health and wellness coach and speaker. Guess ...

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