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Merit Health welcomes Sendra

Merit Health Medical Group has added Fidel Sendra, MD, cardiovascular and thoracic surgeon, to its active medical staff. Sendra joins the current Merit Health Medical Group cardiovascular team in both Jackson and Vicksburg. Sendra performs all aspects of adult cardiac and thoracic surgery, including cardiac stents, angioplasty and bi-pass operations. Sendra received his medical degree from the New York University ...

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Hattiesburg Clinic presents annual employee awards

Hattiesburg Clinic held its annual Employee Recognition and Awards Banquet at Southern Oaks House & Gardens in Hattiesburg. The Annie Ruth Johnston Employee of the Year award went to Julie Russum, manager for the Pulmonary Medicine department. This honor is awarded to an employee who exercises loyalty and dedication to Hattiesburg Clinic as demonstrated by the employee for whom the ...

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AGC of Mississippi announces 2019 president and board of directors

Matt McWilliams, Thrash Commercial Contractors, Brandon, was installed as president of the Associated General Contractors of Mississippi Board of Directors for 2019. McWilliams is a native of Indianola, and a 1991 graduate of Mississippi State University with a degree in Civil Engineering. He graduated from the University of Mississippi Law School in 1994. McWilliams joined Thrash Commercial Contractors in 2001 ...

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The First, A National Banking Association promotes Blankenship

Chase Blankenship has been promoted to Forrest/Lamar County market president for The First, A National Banking Association located in Hattiesburg. Blankenship formerly served as Senior Vice President, Commercial Lender for The First in Hattiesburg. Blankenship earned his BBA from Mississippi State University, MBA from the University of Southern Mississippi and is currently attending the Graduate School of Banking at LSU ...

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Merit Health welcomes Lomax

Merit Health Medical Group has added Terica Lomax, NP-C, family medicine provider, to its staff. Lomax holds her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Howard University in the District of Columbia. She holds her master’s degree in nursing from the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. Lomax specializes in primary care and can treat your family for everything from minor ...

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Golden Triangle Chapter presents awards

Creative work in advertising and marketing was recognized by the Golden Triangle Chapter of Advertising & Marketing Professionals. Awards were given in the following areas: Best of Show – Electronic format (tie): MSU Extension Office of Agricultural Communications for Long form video – Extension Matters 4-H Focus: Peyton Bell (Brian Utley, Tim Allison, Zac Ashmore, Kevin Hudson, Keri Lewis, and ...

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Wells Marble welcomes newest member

Wells Marble has announced the addition of Matthew I. Hetzel. With almost twenty years of legal experience, Matthew focuses his practice in the areas of business and workers’ compensation defense. He also handles matters regarding civil litigation, with an emphasis on personal injury. A native of Atmore, Alabama, Matthew graduated from the University of South Alabama with a B.A. in ...

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Engine maker to add 250 jobs to Hattiesburg plant

By Jack Weatherly Kohler Engines, a manufacturer of industrial gasoline and diesel engines, announced Tuesday that it is expanding its Hattiesburg facility and adding 250 full-time jobs over the next two years. It produces engines primarily for zero-turn radius mowers and residential lawn mowers. The company’s existing Hattiesburg operations currently employ 350 full-time workers in addition to temporary, seasonal employees ...

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Entergy Mississippi announces new leadership

Entergy Mississippi announced new members of its executive lead team. They are: Anesa Davis, manager of human resources—business partners. Prior to this role, Davis served as an organizational effectiveness consultant for Entergy’s nuclear business since 2017. Before joining Entergy, Davis held human resources management positions with Mississippi Power and Caesars Entertainment. Davis holds a Bachelor of General Studies degree in ...

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Memorial Physician Clinics welcomes Hardwick

Memorial Physician Clinics welcomed James Hardwick, MD, FACC, in the practice of cardiology at Memorial Physician Clinics, Coast Heart Institute in Gulfport. Hardwick received his Doctor of Medicine from Wake Forest University/Bowman Gray School of Medicine in Winston Salem, NC. He completed his internship at the University of Florida at Orlando Regional Hospital, and internal medicine residency at the University ...

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