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Forrest General honors Nurses of the Year

Forrest General honored its outstanding nurses during National Nurses Week celebrations, including Clinical and Non-Clinical Nurses of the Year and Nurse Leader of the Year. At a reception held on May 11, for nurses hospital-wide, Clinical Nurse of the Year was awarded to Joyce Rogers, RN, radiation oncology. Kenneth David Dees, RN, Epic, was honored as the hospital’s Non-Clinical Nurse ...

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Mississippi Economic Council announces 2018-2019 Board Leadership

The Mississippi Economic Council (MEC) recently elected officers for the Board of Directors for 2018-2019. Elected officers include: · James Daniel “Dan” Rollins III, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of BancorpSouth Bank, as MEC’s 2018-2019 Chair. · William A. “Lex” Taylor III, President and Chairman of the Board of The Taylor Group, Inc., as MEC’s 2019-2020 Chair. ...

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Trustmark names LeKeita Braddy as credit officer

Trustmark is pleased to announce that LeKeita Braddy has been named credit officer at its corporate headquarters in Jackson, where she serves as Senior Credit Administration Analyst. Braddy has four years of banking experience. She earned a Master of Business Administration in Accounting and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Accounting from Mississippi College.

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Bradshaw, named American Red Cross Mississippi, CDO

Erica Bradshaw joins the American Red Cross Mississippi Region as the chief development officer. Bradshaw was in the major gifts field for eight years with The Salvation Army. She began as a major gifts fundraiser traveling the Mississippi Delta and North Alabama. She quickly advanced to the divisional director of the major gifts department overseeing the Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi ...

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Angela Chatman named Employee of the Quarter at South Mississippi State Hospital

Angela Chatman was recently named South Mississippi State Hospital’s first quarter 2018 Employee of the Quarter. Chatman came to SMSH in October 2005 as the front desk receptionist. She worked several years as an administrative assistant before being promoted to payroll officer in July 2015. Chatman is an Adams County native and graduated from Natchez-Adams High in the top 10 ...

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Elite Physical Therapy opens outpatient center in Meridian

Elite Physical Therapy is entrusting its new outpatient center here to the leadership of Daniel Donnelly, who has more than 21 years of experience as a trainer and physical therapist in the Meridian area. Donnelly is center manager for the clinic, which opened today at 4908 Great River Drive. Donnelly has a master’s degree in physical therapy from Emory University. ...

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Butler Snow named runner-up for International Law Firm of the Year

Butler Snow is pleased to announce the firm was named runner-up for International Law Firm of the Year – USA in Citywealth magazine’s 2018 Magic Circle Awards. The 2018 Magic Circle Awards, the premier awards for the private client financial sector, were held May 10 at the Hilton London Banskside. “We are very honored to receive this award from one ...

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Trustmark promotes Sonya Parker to assistant vice president

Trustmark is pleased to announce the promotion of Sonya Parker to Assistant Vice President at its corporate headquarters in Jackson, where she serves as Credit Analyst. Parker has 11 years of banking experience. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from Mississippi College.

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Vicksburg District’s Deputy for Small Business receives award

Department of the Army’s Office of Small Business Programs recently presented the 2017 Small Business Professional of the Year Award to Demetric T. Erwin, the Deputy for the Vicksburg District’s Small Business Program and a special assistant to the District Engineer on all Small Business Program matters. Erwin was commended for her outstanding performance in managing the Vicksburg District’s Small ...

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Stennis Space Center announces senior leadership changes

NASA has announced a pair of leadership changes at Stennis Space Center with John Bailey assuming the role of associate director following the retirement of Ken Human. Bailey, a native of Mobile, Alabama, and resident of Picayune, Mississippi, previously served as Stennis Engineering and Test Directorate director. He joined the NASA team at Stennis in 1999 after serving as a ...

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