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Winners of the MBJ’s Best of Mississippi poll are announced

Listed  are the Top 3 in each of the 25 Best of Mississippi Business reader poll categories. Those winners were honored on September 21st at Old Capitol Inn in Jackson.


Best Architectural Firm

1st — Dean & Dean Associates

2nd -— Dale Partners Architects

3rd — JBHM Architects


Best Engineering Firm

1st — Neel-Schaffer

2nd — Pickering Firm Inc.

3rd — Dungan Engineering


Best General Contractor

1st — The Yates Companies

2nd — Copeland Johns

3rd — Brasfield & Gorrie


Best Home Builder

1st — Cornerstone Home Builder

2nd — Duran Homes

3rd — Gary Vaughan Construction


Best Four Year College

1st — Mississippi State University

2nd — University of Mississippi

3rd — Mississippi College


Best Two Year College

1st — Hinds Community College

2nd — Holmes Community College

3rd — Southwest Mississippi College


Best MBA Program

1st — Mississippi State University

2nd — University of Mississippi

3rd — Millsaps College


Best Private School (K-12)

1st — Madison Ridgeland Academy

2nd — St. Andrew’s Episcopal

3rd — Jackson Preparatory School


Best Mississippi-based Bank

1st — BancorpSouth

2nd — BankPlus

3rd — Trustmark


Best Out-of-State Bank

1st — Regions

2nd — Origin Bank

3rd — First National Bankers


Best Credit Union

1st — Mississippi Federal Credit Union

2nd — Magnolia Federal Credit Union

3rd — Keesler Federal Credit Union


Best Accounting Firm

1st — Horne LLP

2nd — Grantham Poole

3rd — Watkins, Ward & Stafford


Best Employment Agency

1st — Professional Staffing

2nd — TempStaff Inc.

3rd — Mississippi Dept of Employment Security


Best Hospital

1st — Mississippi Baptist Medical Center

2nd — St. Dominic

3rd — University Hospitals and Health System


Best Information Technology Company

1st — C Spire

2nd — AT&T

3rd — Bomgar Corporation


Best Mobile Phone Provider

1st — C Spire

2nd — AT&T

3rd — Verizon


Best Telecommunication Company

1st — AT&T

2nd — Comcast

3rd — Franklin Telephone Co.


Best Shopping Center

1st — Renaissance at Colony Park

2nd — Dogwood Festival Market

3rd — Outlets of Mississippi


Best Casino

1st — Beau Rivage

2nd — Hard Rock Casino

3rd — Pearl River Resort


Best Attraction

1st — Gulf Coast Beaches & Water Activities

2nd — The Museum of Natural Science

3rd — Grammy Museum Mississippi


Best Hotel

1st — Alluvian- Greenwood

2nd — Beau Rivage – Biloxi

3rd — The Graduate – Oxford


Best Restaurant

1st — Bravo!

2nd — Char-Jackson

3rd — City Grocery-Oxford


Best Law Firm (Attorney)

1st — Butler Snow

2nd — Brunini

3rd — Baker Donelson


Best Commercial Real Estate Firm

1st — Mattiace Properties

2nd — Duckworth Realty

3rd — The Overby Company


Best Third Party Administrator

1st — Ross and Yerger

2nd — Morgan White Group

3rd — GranthamPoole


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