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Some make first appearance

This year’s Mississippi 100 has many companies that are “veterans” of the ranking, all very familiar to regular followers of the Mississippi 100. However, each year a new crop appears on the list. Ronald Tubertini, president and CEO of Southgroup Insurance Services, was in Texas when he got the news that Southgroup had made the 2011 Mississippi 100 for the ...

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Making of the Mississippi 100

Back in the early 1990s in an effort to improve the Mississippi 100 ranking of the state’s most successful private companies, a Mississippi Business Journal staffer went to the Eudora Welty Library in Jackson looking for research material. When asked for a good resource of privately held companies in the state, the librarian smiled broadly and said, “Oh, I have ...

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MBJ list turns 20

Private business ranking remains only one of its kind in the state In 1989, the Mississippi Business Journal launched a feature that has evolved into something of an institution. Originally titled “MBJ’s Top 100 Private Companies,” researchers looked to identify the largest private companies in Mississippi and rank them by annual revenues. When it debuted, it was the only ranking ...

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