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DSU’s Morehead named national president

Billy Morehead, Ph.D., CGFM, CPA, chair of accountancy, computer information systems, and finance at Delta State University, was recently elected the 60th national president of the Association of Government Accountants (AGA). He is the first Mississippian and the first person from academia to serve as AGA national president. Morehead has been involved in AGA in many ways and at many ...

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Keeping Our Eye On: Harrison Young

Age: 30 Hometown: Jackson Education: Bachelor of architecture, Mississippi State University Current Position: Vice President of real estate at Cardinal Ventures Inc. As vice president of real estate at Cardinal Ventures Inc., Harrison Young is responsible for design, new project identification, underwriting, due diligence, acquisition and development management for developments and acquisitions at the full-service real estate development and acquisition company. ...

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MTA elects new board members

The Mississippi Technology Alliance (MTA) board of directors recently elected three new board members. The new members are Bomgar Corporation founder and CEO Joel Bomgar, Cellular South president Hu Meena and Jamas Capital Management managing director Richard Sun. Bomgar has more than a decade of experience in network engineering. While working his way through college as a systems engineer, Bomgar ...

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Shivangi appointed to mental health board

Sampat Shivangi, M.D., of Ridgeland is now a member of the Board of Mental Health, representing the medical physician category. From 2005 to 2008, Shivangi served as the advisor to the U.S. secretary of health and human services. He is the past president elect of the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin. Shivangi is the founding president of the ...

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Dean and Dean architects earns LEED credentials

Kenneth A. Oubre, AIA, with Dean and Dean/Associates Architects has achieved the designation of LEED Accredited Professional. Oubre is vice president/director of operations with the firm, where he has 28 years of experience. Jesse Farley has also achieved the designation of LEED Accredited Professional. Farley is an intern architect with eight years of experience. He has a bachelor’s degree in ...

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Branch earns accounting license

The Mississippi State Board of Accountancy recently presented Phillip Branch with his certified public accountant license during a ceremony held at the State Capitol. Branch holds a B.S. in accountancy from Mississippi State University, and currently works with the Jackson-based accounting firm HORNE LLP.

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Mason wins medal for service

Louis Webster “Webb” Mason, a civil engineering technician in the Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory (GSL) at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) in Vicksburg, was recently awarded the Silver de Fleury medal in recognition of 26 years of service to the Engineer Regiment, both in technical and leadership positions. The medal, which was first created by the ...

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JH&H staff achieve milestones

JH&H Architects, Planners, Interiors, P.A., announced that Tiffany B. Long, ASID, has satisfied the eligibility requirements of the National Council for Interior Design Qualification and has successfully passed the standard NCIDQ examination. Long received her bachelors of science in human sciences with a concentration in interior design from Mississippi State University in 2005 and has been a part of JH&H’s ...

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JH&H staff achieve milestones

JH&H Architects, Planners, Interiors, P.A., announced that Tiffany B. Long, ASID, has satisfied the eligibility requirements of the National Council for Interior Design Qualification and has successfully passed the standard NCIDQ examination. Long received her bachelors of science in human sciences with a concentration in interior design from Mississippi State University in 2005 and has been a part of JH&H’s ...

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Humphreys appointed chairman-elect

Ray Humphreys, chief executive officer of Delta Regional Medical Center in Greenville, was appointed chairman-elect of the 2009-2010 Mississippi Hospital Association (MHA) Board of Governors at the Mississippi Hospital Association’s 78th Annual Leadership Conference in Biloxi. Humphreys has served as CEO of Delta Regional since 2001. He previously served as chief executive officer and chief operating officer of Wesley Medical ...

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