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Delta Health Alliance CEO Karen Fox under investigation for possible misuse of funds

What began as a wrongful termination lawsuit against the non-profit Delta Health Alliance has ended in its CEO under investigation by a federal grand jury over the possible misuse of money at the agency. James Hahn, former vice president of programs at Stoneville-based DHA, which provides healthcare to the poor in the Mississippi Delta, was fired in May 2010 after ...

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Meredith Allen took over a year ago as CEO of Staplcotn, which is still the largest U.S. cotton marketing cooperative

Staplcotn President and CEO Meredith Allen has completed his first year leading the nation’s oldest cotton marketing cooperative which he says has been “Challenging, to say the least!” Allen, 59, took the reins of Staplcotn and Stapldiscount in September 2010, as Woods Eastland, with whom he had worked for more than 24 years, transitioned to board chairman. “It did seem ...

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BancorpSouth in acquiring mode

CEO Patterson tells annual bank conference in Chicago, ‘We are an experienced and proven acquirer.’ BancorpSouth Bank is on the hunt for banks to buy and expects to be a regional leader in acquiring “fatigued” community banks over at least the next 12 to 18 months. BancorpSouth chairman and CEO Aubrey Patterson made note of the regional banking company’s ambitions ...

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Cianciola comes to Metropolitan with new perspective on business

CEO has been in the industry for more than 30 years With 34 years in the banking industry, Frank Cianciola has served as a CEO, president and chairman for a handful of financial institutions in Tennessee and Mississippi. But Metropolitan BancGroup’s new chairman says a brief stint in private business offered him a new perspective on the banking industry. The ...

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Kemper the best option

Topazi talks about himself, Momentum Mississippi and the Kemper County lignite plant Q & A with Anthony Topazi, CEO of Mississippi Power Company Photos by Stephen McDill Click here to watch the video interview series Q: Tell us a little bit about your background. A: I grew up in Birmingham, Ala. I am the grandson of Italian immigrants, both on ...

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Mississippi Technology Alliance announces president/CEO

In a press release issued Tuesday, January 12th, the Mississippi Technology Alliance (MTA) Board of Directors Chair Jan Farrington announced that Tony Jeff has been selected as the organization’s new president and CEO. “The Board of Directors is confident in Tony’s ability to lead MTA, the state’s only organization focused solely on innovation-based economic development,” said Farrington. “We are impressed ...

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Robinson makes switch to Magnolia State Bank

BAY SPRINGS — After 30 years of serving as Magnolia State Bank president, CEO and chairman Thomas Brown has named a new president and CEO, Marcus Robinson, formerly with Regions Bank in Hattiesburg. Brown will continue to serve the bank as a full-time chairman of the board and will continue to maintain an office in Bay Springs. “With Marcus on ...

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