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BANKERS READY TO BUILD — 200 volunteers from 9 financial institutions to work together at Habitat house


By LISA MONTI  Nine Jackson area financial institutions will join together for the first time as a team to build a Habitat for Humanity Mississippi Capital Area home in a south Jackson neighborhood. The banks all have supported Habitat by building houses, sponsoring events and serving on boards and committees, but this year’s build will be the first time employees ...

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Landmark conversion to increase apartment total with 50 percent ownership sale


By TED CARTER  The sale of a half ownership in downtown Jackson’s Landmark Center is part of a plan to significantly increase the residential component of a conversion to mixed use for the glass-enclosed office building at Capital and Lamar streets. Jackson commercial real estate broker Brian Estes said selling Weinstein Nelson Developers LLC of Baton Rouge a stake in ...

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BankPlus recognized for alternative program to payday lending

RIDGELAND — BankPlus and City First Enterprises of Washington, D.C., are the winners of the inaugural Empowerment Awards, which recognize promising projects that provide or encourage access to safe, fair financial services in underserved communities. BankPlus won in the Community Development Banking category for its innovative alternative to payday lending, and City First won in the Access category for its ...

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25th class of Leadership Madison County selected

The Leadership Madison County board of trustees and the Madison County Chamber of Commerce has unveiled the 25th class of Leadership Madison County (LMC). The class includes: Connie Siggers-Parker, Comcast Cable; Patty Oates, Tulane University; Amanda Bodin, Lightheart Sanders CPA; Gwendolyne Ballard, C Spire; Kiffany Lee, Mississippi Blood Services; Laura Vandevender, Atmos Energy; Aaron Lacey, BankPlus; Jodi Maughon, Madison County ...

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BankPlus, FHLB Dallas, Habitat help low-income get home repairs

A collaborative effort among BankPlus, the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas and Habitat for Humanity Mississippi Capital Area means 35 low-income homeowners will get critical repairs to their dilapidated homes. FHLB Dallas and BankPlus — an FHLB Dallas member institution — have awarded HFHMCA a $253,750 Affordable Housing Program grant to help fund its Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative. This is ...

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BankPlus announces a bevy of promotions, new-hires

BankPlus has promoted Lindsay Akers Tomlinson to first vice president and director of analytics in the Marketing Department. Tomlinson has over 11 years of experience in the banking industry, and has been a part of the BankPlus team since 2008. A native of Tupelo, Mississippi, Tomlinson received her bachelor’s degree in computer science from Millsaps College, and attended graduate school ...

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State's music, musicians take center stage at GRAMMY Week

LOS ANGELES — For the fifth year, Mississippi is showcasing its musical legacy as part of GRAMMY Week, a preamble to the GRAMMY Awards ceremony. Today, the “Mississippi Music Celebration at the GRAMMY Museum” at L.A. LIVE in downtown Los Angeles is celebrating the state’s musical heritage and specifically honoring Mississippi’s pivotal role in the development of American popular music. ...

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Calder goes to BankPlus

BankPlus recently hired Lloyd Calder as assistant vice president in the bank’s Administration Office. Calder has over eight years of experience in the banking industry and 18 years of experience in mortgage origination. Calder is a licensed mortgage loan originator and was most recently employed by Trustmark National Bank. Calder is a native of Greenwood and with his wife, Susan, ...

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BankPlus hires Different

  BankPlus recently hired Matt Different as bank officer and credit analyst. Different has over eight years of experience in the banking industry and was most recently employed with Synovus Bank in Atlanta, Ga. A native of Vicksburg, Different holds a bachelor’s degree in banking and finance from Mississippi State University and an MBA from Mississippi College.

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BankPlus promotes Williams

BankPlus has promoted Karma Williams to senior vice president in the bank’s Private Client Group. Williams has over 25 years of experience in the banking industry and has been with BankPlus for 12 years. A native of Madden, she holds a bachelor of science degree in banking and finance from the University of Mississippi and is a graduate of the ...

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