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Pedigo elected to Baker Donelson’s Board of Directors

Scott W. Pedigo, managing shareholder of Baker Donelson’s Jackson office, has been elected a member of the firm’s board of directors. Pedigo was elected by shareholders to a second term as a member of the board and will serve for three years. Pedigo represents manufacturing and commercial clients in employment, consumer products liability and commercial litigation matters. Pedigo is recognized ...

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Keesler Federal promotes Augustine and Curtis

Keesler Federal Credit Union has promoted Michelle Augustine to Director of Loan Operation and Thomas Curtis to Director of Indirect Lending. Augustine will be responsible for overall management of loan operations, card services, loan operations, titles/insurance and member records. She has worked 16 years at Keesler Federal, serving as card services manager, credit card manager, administrative assistant to lending management, ...

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Memorial Physician Clinics welcomes Vanessa Duncombe

Memorial Physician Clinics welcomes Vanessa Duncombe, MD, in the practice of Family Medicine, in association with Nyron Marshall, MD, at Memorial Internal Medicine – Acadian Plaza, 12261 Highway 49 N., Suite 11, Gulfport. Duncombe received her medical degree from University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, Arkansas. She completed her residency in family medicine at University of Arkansas ...

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Delta Regional Medical Center welcomes new executive director

Delta Regional Medical Center (DRMC) announced and welcomed Stephanie Patton to the DRMC leadership team. Patton will serve as Executive Director, Health System Development. Patton comes to Delta Regional Medical Center with health care and communication experience as well as managerial and entrepreneurial skills. As Executive Director, Health System Development, she will be working with Delta-wide community leadership including area ...

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Merit Health Wesley welcomes three cardiology providers

Merit Health Wesley welcomes Karl Duncan, M.D., FSCAI, Kurt Duncan, M.D., FACC, FSCAI, and Alicia Pace, NP, to the cardiology department. Merit Health Wesley welcomes Dr. Karl Duncan who joins us from Jackson, TN, where he dedicated his talents since 2015 to the Mid-South Heart Center and has been treating heart patients since 2006. He is a member of the ...

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Jones Walker elects 12 new partners

Jones Walker LLP has announced that the firm has elected 12 new partners. The new partners include former special counsel attorneys Brad Davis, Cindy Muller, Jim Noe, Jim Rebarchak, Clint Smith, and Ann Taylor, and former associates Amy Anderson, Sarah Dicharry, Micah Fincher, Andrew Harris, Adam Matasar, and Ford Wogan. Brad Davis is a member of the Corporate Practice Group ...

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Cleveland State Bank celebrates 10th anniversary

Cleveland State Bank celebrated its 10th anniversary of opening a full-service branch in Grenada. This celebration culminated with the unveiling of a new marquee officially renaming the Grenada branch to Grenada State Bank. Danny Whalen, President and CEO of Cleveland State Bank noted that the Grenada branch has been a fruitful and beneficial one for the bank and its customers ...

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BECC promoted Burford

BECC has announced the promotion of Martin Burford, P.E. as its President. He will assume responsibilities on January 10, 2020. Lisa Morrison, the firm’s founder, will remain Chief Executive Officer of the firm. Marty’s appointment is a clear reflection of the company’s current direction: moving forward and ready to take on the future as a growing company that has established ...

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Millsaps professor recognized with Humanities Teacher Award

Dr. David Davis, associate professor of history at Millsaps College, has been recognized by the Mississippi Humanities Council with its annual Humanities Teacher Award. Davis joined the Millsaps faculty in 1988 after four years as a visiting assistant professor at Brown University. He earned a B.A. in history and biblical studies from William Carey University, an M.A. in history from ...

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Chamber of Flowood names Wilcox director

Greg Wilcox, retired from the City of Flowood, has been named Executive Director of the Chamber of Flowood. At the City of Flowood, Wilcox had experience in Event Planning/Coordination, Budgeting and Serving the Businesses/People of the Community. He and his wife, Mitzi, have three daughters and a son.

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