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Gilliland named Renasant vice president and corporate relationship officer in Tupelo

Renasant Bank recently promoted David Gilliland to Vice President and Corporate Relationship Officer in Tupelo. Gilliland joined Renasant in 2015, having previously served as Assistant Vice President and Commercial Relationship Officer. Gilliland is a graduate of Mississippi State University with a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Science degree. Gilliland contributes to his community through organizations such as ...

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Benchmark Litigation recognizes Floyd, Miller and Sutherland

Lee Adair Floyd and Kyle V. Miller of Butler Snow have been named to Benchmark Litigation’s 40 & Under Hot List. Also Kari L. Sutherland was recently named in Benchmark Litigation’s Top 250 Women in Litigation. Attorneys named to the list have been deemed the most promising emerging talent in their respective litigation communities in the U.S. and Canada by ...

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EMBDC’s Holladay graduates from Institute for Organization Management

Casey Holladay, IOM, Events Coordinator, of the East Mississippi Business Development Corporation, has graduated from the Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, and has received the recognition of IOM. The IOM Graduate Recognition signifies the individual’s completion of 96 hours of course instruction in nonprofit management. In addition, participants can earn ...

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Rivertrust Federal Credit Union recognized for advocacy efforts

Rivertrust Federal Credit Union in Pearl was recently honored with an Advocacy Award, which recognizes credit unions for efforts to protect, strengthen and expand credit unions and improve the lives of members. Rivertrust FCU was recognized for their achievement at the Mississippi Credit Union Association Annual Meeting and Convention, recently held in Biloxi, Mississippi. Rivertrust President and CEO Kevin Long ...

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Southern AgCredit welcomes new staff members

Southern AgCredit, a cooperative lender that specializes in financing rural land and agricultural operations in Mississippi and Louisiana, recently added two employees. Kirby Keith joins Southern AgCredit in the position of credit analyst in the co-op’s Ridgeland administrative office. A native of Decatur, Keith now resides in Madison, with his wife, Stephanie. He holds a bachelor of arts degree in ...

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EarthCon Consultants names McKercher as Gulf Coast operations leader

EarthCon Consultants recently announced that William “Willie” McKercher, P.E. has joined the company as Gulf Coast Operations Leader. McKercher directly reports to the President of EarthCon, Timothy O. Goist. McKercher will be responsible for the strategic direction of Mississippi operations as well as expanding EarthCon’s Vapor Intrusion, Litigation Support, and Brownfields service lines nationwide. McKercher joins EarthCon with over 17 ...

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LEC’s IIoT Technology garners two 2018 Telecoms Awards

LEC, Inc., recently announced the company’s receipt of two TMT News 2018 Telecoms Awards: Best Industrial Automation Software Provider – USA IIoT Platform of the Year: iQ2™: Intelligence. Squared. The 2018 TMT News Telecoms Awards acknowledge those who have gone beyond their duty to provide technologies that innovate industry. The two honors recognize LEC’s success and leadership in producing automation ...

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Eilders joins Haddox Reid Eubank Betts

Steven Eilders recently joined the audit division of the CPA firm of Haddox Reid Eubank Betts PLLC as an audit staff member. He graduated from Mississippi State University, where he received his Bachelor of Accountancy and Masters of Professional Accountancy. He was born and raised in Ridgeland.

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Cicayda’s Vick accepted into Forbes Technology Council

Cicayda, a legal technology firm, recently announced that its Chief Strategy Officer Aaron Vick has been accepted into the Forbes Technology Council, an invitation-only community for world-class CIOs, CTOs and technology executives. He is the first Mississippi native and resident to be accepted as a member. Cicayda is a leading legal technology firm that combines powerful software and analytics with ...

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Clinic announces new family medicine service, welcomes Fisher

Hattiesburg Clinic is pleased to announce the opening of South 28th Family Medicine, with the addition of Jason A. Fisher, DO. At South 28th Family Medicine, Fisher provides comprehensive evaluation and treatment for a variety of health needs for people of all ages. A native of Hattiesburg, Fisher received his medical degree from William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine ...

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