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MTA promotes two, hires one

Mississippi Technology Alliance (MTA) president and CEO Tony Jeff announced the promotions of two current employees and the hiring of a new staff member. Tonya Klauser of Madison has been promoted to CFO. Klauser served as budgets and contracts manager for the Institute for Technology Development and as an assistant vice president for Trustmark National Bank. She is a certified ...

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Scott Hamilton on CIT.MS

RIDGELAND- MBJ-TV sits down with CIT.MS executive director Scott Hamilton to talk about his association and how it promotes information technology as a business tool in Mississippi.

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2010 New Venture Challenge

JACKSON- Entrepreneurs and investors from the technology and business worlds meet for the 2010 New Venture Challenge, held in Jackson and sponsored by the Mississippi Technology Alliance.

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European company to put biomass power plants in Miss.

London-based Meridian Power announced this month that it has selected former Tupelo mayor and Advance Mississippi Chairman Glenn L. McCullough Jr. as chairman of its biomass businesses in the United States. The company has chosen Mississippi to be the site of its first power plant, due to the abundance of timber biomass in the state. Meridian Power plans to develop ...

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Tony Jeff, Mississippi Technology Alliance

March 23, 2010 – Jeff talks with MBJ-TV reporter Stephen McDill about his role as president of the MTA, some of the organization’s recent efforts to promote technology, and if Mississippi is the next Silicon Valley.

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Mississippi and Broadband

March 22, 2010 – The Mississippi Technology Alliance talks with MBJ-TV reporter Stephen McDill about broadband development in the Magnolia State and its impact on economic development.

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Delta county getting high-speed Internet

CLARKSDALE — Clarksdale and Coahoma County residents will soon have high-speed Internet access thanks to a partnership between the Delta Regional Authority (DRA) and the Mississippi Technology Alliance (MTA). Clarksdale is home to the national headquarters for the DRA, a federal-state partnership that covers 252 counties in eight states, including Mississippi. DRA developed the iDelta: Information Technology in the Delta ...

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Jeff named to lead MTA

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. Jeff previously served as vice president and chief operating officer and director of MTA’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship where he coordinated MTA’s efforts to help entrepreneurs bring their innovations successfully to market. He coached ...

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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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Joe sits on first-ever panel

  Mississippi Technology Alliance investment director Lylla Joe served as a panelist during the Angel Capital Association’s first-ever Leaders Workshop held Nov. 5 in Richardson, Texas. Joe participated in the panel discussion “Harnessing Resources to Ensure Sustainability.” The panel explored how angel investing groups engage members in the investment process, leverage community ties to defray administrative expenses, work with universities ...

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