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Romy Simpson

Owner and Operator of Negrotto’s Art Galley and Custom Framing Maria del Pilar “Romy” Simpson, owner and operator of Negrotto’s Art Galley and Custom Framing, isn’t just about putting frames around artwork. She also creates events that provide an opportunity to highlight the diverse and talented artists of the Mississippi Gulf Coast. “I try to add a level of excitement ...

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Edith Mitchell

Madison Central High School Principal Madison Central High School (MCHS) principal Edith Jones Mitchell thinks it is important to teach the value of public service in addition to core academic disciplines like math, science and English. One result is the Madison County Mentoring Program that has grown into the largest Big BrothersBig Sisters high school mentoring program in the country ...

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Linda McCarthy

Jackson Convention Complex General Manager Linda McCarthy, says a vendor associated with providing supplies to the Jackson Convention Complex, is “the kind of person you want working for you” because she puts her heart and soul into the job. “I have worked with Linda since the Convention Center was just an idea on canvas,” said Becky Morgan, who is in ...

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Elizabeth Robinson

Co-owner of the Professional Staffing Group Elizabeth Robinson has a “street” MBA. She has assisted in starting an impressive number of small businesses including her current enterprises. She is co-owner of the Professional Staffing Group and also has achieved recognition with her handmade Blues Candy line of glass jewelry. Professional Staffing Company started out based fully in the legal market, ...

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Michelle Monk

Owner, Health Integration Whole Foods & Natural Healing Center Michelle Monk was born in England, and worked there as a psychiatric registered nurse, as a psychosexual therapist and as a nursing assistant before moving to the U.S. Since moving here, Monk has become a licensed massage therapist and certified yoga teacher, and has opened her own business in Yazoo City ...

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Dr. Nancy New Boyll

Founder/Director, New Learning Resources Inc./New Summit With a strong vision and dedication to education, Dr. Nancy New Boyll is leaving her mark on Mississippi communities and families. In 1991 she founded  New Learning Resources Inc./New Summit School in Jackson. This enterprise consists of fully-accredited New Summit School, North New Summit School, New Summit Academy and New Learning Resources Online. “My ...

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Dr. Bridgette Stasher-Booker

Project Director, Miss. Institute for the Improvement Dr. Bridgette Stasher-Booker believes her ability to listen is her most valuable personal skill. It serves her well in her career as a health care administrator. The Jackson resident has 15 years experience in this field and presently serves as project director for the Mississippi Institute for the Improvement of Geographic Minority Health. ...

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Dr. Lurlene Blakley Irvin

Director of the Center for Business Development & Economic Research Dr. Lurlene Blakley Irvin knows her numbers, and excels at the ability to give people the information they need for those numbers to make sense when it comes to business success. As director of the Center for Business Development & Economic Research (CBDER) in Jackson, she oversees a budget of ...

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Dr. Mildred Ridgway

GynecologicalOoncologist at the Women’s Specialty Center Dr. Mildred Ridgway operates with a skill and precision that not only saves the lives of her gynecological patients, but also minimizes pain and speeds the healing. Ridgway is a gynecological oncologist at the Women’s Specialty Center who cares for and treats patients with malignant and pre-malignant disease of the gynecological tract. She performs ...

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Judge Virginia C. Carlton

Mississippi Court of Appeals Professional dual service is the norm for Virginia C. Carlton. She balances two roles and has two distinguished titles as judge for the Mississippi Court of Appeals and a colonel in the U.S. Army Reserves. In the military, she is the first National Guard officer to serve on the Army Appellate Court. “As a citizen warrior, ...

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