Posts Tagged ‘Mississippi’

Jackson State’s Sylvester Murray honored

by Published: April 24,2014

Tags: Business, education, Mississippi, Newsmakers

Jackson State University visiting professor Sylvester Murray recently received national recognition for his long career of mentoring students who later became public administrators across the country. Murray was presented the 2014 Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Exemplary Practice Award by the American Society for Public Administration during the organization’s annual conference. The award is the latest in […] [...]

Baker Donelson elects 13 new shareholders

by Published: April 24,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, Newsmakers

Baker Donelson has elected 13 new shareholders across the firm including three attorneys in its Jackson office: Jennifer G. Hall, Lee Harrell and Everett White. Hall is a member of the firm’s labor and employment group. She frequently represents employers before the EEOC, DOL, and Mississippi Department of Employment Security and in federal and state […] [...]

Keesler Federal Credit Union committee and board members elected

by Published: April 24,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, Newsmakers

At Keesler Federal Credit Union’s 2014 Annual Membership Meeting, James Hollingsworth and Josie King were re-elected to the 2014-2015 board of directors. The 2014-2015 Board of Directors are as follows: The board officers are: Hollingsworth (chairman); Jerry Caldwell (vice chairman); Richard Moss (treasurer); Jamie Perronne (secretary); Cynthia Payne Childers (member); Jon Rivera (member); and King […] [...]

Mad Genius adds Jay Earwood and Ash Taylor

by Published: April 23,2014

Tags: Business, marketing, Mississippi, Newsmakers

Advertising/creative production firm Mad Genius recently welcomed two new employees — Jay Earwood as web developer and Ash Taylor as senior video producer. A graduate with honors from the University of Mississippi with a BS in electrical engineering, Earwood spent 10 years as an engineer in the defense industry. Seeking an outlet for his creative […] [...]

Grambling State University hires Clarence Lavon Hayes

by Published: April 23,2014

Tags: Business, education, Louisiana, Mississippi, Newsmakers

Grambling State University has hired Clarence Lavon Hayes, a graduation coach from Clarksdale High School, as its new director of admissions and recruitment. Hayes has more than 16 years of education experience at Jackson State University, Hinds Community College, Coahoma Community College and the Clarksdale Municipal School District. He holds master’s and doctoral degrees from […] [...]

Ideal adds Scott Mire, Alvin Brown

by Published: April 23,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, Newsmakers

Scott Mire has joined Ideal Software Systems as director of development, Amusement Division, while Alvin Brown has been selected as director of engineering. Mire brings a diversified background to Ideal Software that includes experience in software development, support, marketing and product management earned while creating successful products and experiences for world-renowned organizations such as the […] [...]

Rowdy C. Lee joins Hattiesburg Clinic’s Immediate Care-Carriere

by Published: April 23,2014

Tags: Business, healthcare, Mississippi, Newsmakers

Rowdy C. Lee, PA-C, recently joined Hattiesburg Clinic’s Immediate Care-Carriere as a physician assistant. He earned his bachelor of science in biology from William Carey University in Hattiesburg and his master of health sciences from the University of South Alabama in Mobile, Ala. Lee is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants […] [...]

Emerson earns new title

by Published: April 23,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, Newsmakers

Darrell S. Emerson of Florence has been named director of respiratory care at Madison River Oaks Medical Center. Emerson is a registered respiratory therapist with over 15 years in the health care field and has served in a leadership capacity for the last decade. [...]

Jason Peets named CAO at Morgan-White Group Inc.

Jason Peets has been named chief administrative officer of Morgan-White Group Inc. (MWG).  In this capacity, Peets will assume responsibility of the company’s third-party administrator (TPA) and continue his role as manager of the Special Markets Division. Peets began his career with MWG in 2006 as an agent for MWG employer services. In 2008, he […] [...]

Flowers, Townsend confirmed for parole board

by Published: April 23,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, Newsmakers

The Mississippi Senate has confirmed two members of the state Parole Board. Nehemiah Flowers Jr. and Butch Townsend were nominated to the five-member board last year by Gov. Phil Bryant. The two Brandon residents have been serving while awaiting confirmation. Flowers is a former U.S. marshal for the southern half of Mississippi, and Townsend is […] [...]

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