Home » Tag Archives: Businesswoman of the Year

Tag Archives: Businesswoman of the Year

Rosemary Smith wins MBJ’s Businesswoman of the Year

  Rosemary Smith was named the 2015 Mississippi Business Journal Businesswoman of the Year today in front of a crowd of nearly 500 at the Hilton Hotel on County Line Road in Jackson. Smith, who grew up as one of eight children in the small town of Raleigh, is the Owner, President and Sole Stockholder of R & R Rentals and Hotshot, ...

Read More »

MBJ's Businesswoman of the Year never expected her career to take this path

Thomasson Lumber has a simple slogan: “Just Pole Folks.” That may have been true for the company not too long ago. But today, the Philadelphia-based privately owned business now known as Thomasson Company does much more than provide pressure-treated utility poles, though it has been and still is a go-to-place for “round stock offerings,” which include softwood power poles. As ...

Read More »

Read February 15 issue of MBJ

>> BUSINESSWOMAN OF THE YEAR Old Capitol Inn’s Mende Malouf Alford wins top MBJ honor Also in this week’s paper: >> DOR HQ STILL UNCERTAIN State legislature divided over future home of Department of Revenue— by Ted Carter >> MDA Financial reporting bill for state economic development agency heads to State House— by Clay Chandler >> TOP GUNS Hinds Eagles ...

Read More »

Mende Alford named MBJ's Businesswoman of the Year

Mende Malouf Alford was named the Mississippi Business Journal’s 2013 Businesswoman of the Year during a ceremony Monday at the Hilton in Jackson. Alford, the general manager/owner of the Old Capitol Inn Boutique Hotel in Jackson, has turned being in the hospitality business into a fine art. It has led to her Old Capitol Inn being the “in” place for ...

Read More »