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Hu Meena receives 2019 Visionary Leadership Award

The Madison County Business League & Foundation (MCBL&F) and the Madison County Economic Development Authority (MCEDA) presented the 2019 Visionary Leadership Award to C Spire Chairman and CEO Hu Meena. Cecil Harper, MCBL&F 2018-19 Chairman, presented the award at the 11th annual Vision Celebration at the Country Club of Jackson on October 1st to a group of 485 Members, guests ...

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Hattiesburg Clinic welcomes two urologists, including clinic’s first female urologist

Hattiesburg Clinic Urology has added two urologists to its care team, including the clinic’s first female urologist. Kaitlen Sicard Schexnayder, MD, and John R. Moore, MD, joined the Urology department, providing comprehensive urologic care for patients. Schexnayder is Hattiesburg Clinic’s first female urologist. She received her medical degree from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, La. She ...

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MMC Materials, Inc. presented 2019 Vision Award

The Madison County Business League & Foundation (MCBL&F) and the Madison County Economic Development Authority (MCEDA) presented the 2019 Vision Award to MMC Materials, Inc. MCEDA Executive Director Joey Deason presented the award to MMC Materials, Inc. President Rodney Grogan at the 11th annual Vision Celebration held at the Country Club of Jackson on October 1st before a group of ...

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Mad Genius continues growth, strengthens creative team in new Gulf Coast office

Mad Genius is continuing to expand its new Mississippi Gulf Coast office by adding three employees to its creative team. The agency has named CeCe Shabazz director of creative strategy, Tara Gerald senior graphic designer and Pauline Orr web developer. Mad Genius recently opened its Ocean Springs office and tapped veteran broadcast sales manager Don Moore senior vice president of ...

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FormanWatkins welcomes associates to Jackson office

Amber Stewart, Chelsea Lewis, and Patrick Fields are new associates to the FormanWatkins Jackson office. Amber Stewart received her J.D. from Mississippi College School of Law and her B.A. from Mississippi State University. The art of communication and a passion for people are what drove Amber to the practice of law. While studying communication and public relations in college, Amber ...

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Hattiesburg Clinic welcomes endocrinologist

Sara Matani, MD, has joined Hattiesburg Clinic Endocrinology. At Hattiesburg Clinic, Matani diagnoses and manages diabetes and its complications. She also treats adrenal disease and thyroid disorders, including cancer, osteoporosis, pituitary disease and lipid disorders. Matani received her medical degree from University of Jordan in Amman, Jordan. She completed an internship and residency in internal medicine at the University of ...

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Device maker to create 100 distribution jobs in Olive Branch

Medical device manufacturer and supplier Zimmer Biomet is growing its distribution operations by establishing a facility in Olive Branch. The project will create 100 jobs, according to a release from the Mississippi Development Authority. Zimmer Biomet will lease 120,000 square feet of a 420,000-square-foot facility. From there, the company will distribute its products to medical facilities around the world. “Zimmer Biomet is ...

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George Medlock, Jr. joins Bradley

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP has announced that George D. Medlock, Jr. has joined the firm as a partner and as the firm’s first Director of Inclusion and Diversity. He is based in the firm’s Birmingham office. In this newly created role, Medlock will oversee the firm’s inclusion and diversity efforts, including working with existing firm committees focused on the ...

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Balch & Bingham named to Forbes list

Balch & Bingham LLP has announced its inclusion in the first-ever Forbes 2019 list of “America’s Top Trusted Corporate Law Firms.” Additionally, the firm is one of only 19 law firms nationwide to receive the “most recommended for” designation for banking and financial services. Balch is one of fewer than 250 law firms, out of the thousands of firms across ...

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Coastal Mississippi wins 2019 ConventionSouth Readers’ Choice Award

Coastal Mississippi was honored with a 2019 Readers’ Choice Award, presented by the publishers and editors of ConventionSouth, the national multimedia resource for planning events in the South. Since the award’s creation in 2001, this is the seventh time that Coastal Mississippi has received this award and it is one of only 15 total winners in the state of Mississippi. ...

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