Home » Newsmakers (page 583)

Newsmakers

Chamber recognizes Sokolsky’s service

The Rankin County Chamber of Commerce selected Eric Sokolsky with Dyatech Payroll Services as the Rankin County Chamber of Commerce July Ambassador of the Month. Sokolsky was recognized for his participation and tremendous support of the Rankin County Chamber.

Read More »

EDA campaign wins Best of Class

The Economic Development Authority of Jones County (EDA) received a Best of Class Award at the Communications Awards ceremony at the Southern Economic Development Council’s (SEDC’s) Annual Conference held in Point Clear, Ala. The winning entry, submitted by Sandy Holifield, was the organization’s Howard Technology Park Project Ready Overall Marketing Campaign. All entries were judged on graphic appeal, clarity and ...

Read More »

Rankin made VP at Peoples

Peoples Bank president and CEO Steven Ammann announced that veteran banker John Rankin has joined the bank and will serve as vice president in the Main Office. In his new capacity, Rankin will focus on business loans and will serve as investment officer of the bank. During his career, Rankin served four years as a bank examiner for the states ...

Read More »

Trailer dealership reopens after storm

RICHLAND — Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company and Tautliner announce the reopening of Southern States Utility Trailer in Richland. In April 2008, tornadoes and thunderstorms swept through Central Mississippi, damaging the entire Southern States facility. “We have provided the South with trailers, parts and service for more than 26 years. After assessing the structural damages, the contractors and I decided it ...

Read More »

Wampler presented Silver Ant Award

The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) recently awarded Travis Wampler, District One assistant district construction engineer, with the Silver Ant Award. Wampler has been employed with MDOT for over 10 years.  He graduated in 1996 from Mississippi State University where he received his bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and a received a master’s degree in 1998.  He started working for ...

Read More »

Murdock now on MVD board

Richard Murdock was recently named director of the new Mississippi Valley Division (MVD) Human Resources Office (HRO). In that position, he will provide personnel support for multiple agencies, including the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) in Vicksburg, by advising managers and employees in recruiting, classifying, training, management-employee relations and labor relations. Murdock has worked in Vicksburg since ...

Read More »

Richardson comes to MBA

Lori Richardson has joined the Mississippi Bankers Association (MBA) staff as an administrative assistant. She comes to the MBA from Parkway Baptist Church, where she worked as an administrative assistant for 18 years. Her career also includes stints at Financial Tracking System and Unifirst Bank (now Trustmark). Richardson is a graduate of Hinds Community College. She and her husband, Scott, ...

Read More »

Hughes earns LEED AP designation

Patricia Hughes, project coordinator for Broaddus & Associates in Gulfport, has earned the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional title (LEED AP). Hughes has more than 25 years of management experience, specializing in construction and real estate development. A licensed contractor and real estate broker in Mississippi, she has worked in design and construction of commercial, educational, and ...

Read More »

Cummings lands leadership award

State Bank & Trust Company is pleased to announce Bertha Cummings as one of the “2009 Outstanding Female Leaders” of Cleveland.  Cummings is a State Bank & Trust senior vice president. She has worked for State Bank and Trust Company since 1976. She received a bachelor of arts from Delta State University in business education and has been in the ...

Read More »

Harville honored for care

Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto recently recognized Nicole Harville, a registered nurse, with the DAISY Award for extraordinary nurses. Harville was nominated by several patients who each said she went the extra mile to anticipate their needs, put them at ease in an overwhelming situation and was dedicated to providing quality, individualized care with a smile. Each month, Baptist DeSoto’s nursing administrators ...

Read More »