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JBHM Architecture elevates Ryan Florreich to Principal

JBHM Architecture has elevated Ryan Florreich, AIA, NCARB, to principal in recognition of his outstanding performance across a wide range of sectors, most notably education, civic and healthcare. A 13-year veteran of the architecture and design industry, Florreich joined the firm in 2006 soon after graduating from Mississippi State University’s School of Architecture. Florreich has extensive experience in designing K-12 ...

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Emory Mayfield becomes Hancock Whitney Mississippi Regional President

Gulf South banking executive Emory Mayfield is bringing his winning record of team leadership and client commitment to the Magnolia State as Hancock Whitney’s new Mississippi Regional President. Mayfield joined Hancock Whitney in 2013 as Tallahassee market president, having already achieved a 10-year legacy of banking success in Florida’s Big Bend region. Hancock Whitney executives emphasized Mayfield’s promotion empowers broader ...

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Cooper elected president of state newspaper media association

Kevin Cooper, Senior Vice President/Digital and Special Projects for Boone Newspapers, Inc., has been elected to lead the Board of Directors for the Mississippi Press Association. Cooper, 48, is the former longtime publisher and editor of The Natchez Democrat and has served on the MPA Board since 2012. A Gulf Coast native, he is a 1993 journalism graduate of the ...

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LEC named ”Best Industrial IoT Enablement Solutions Company in the Midwest USA”

LEC is the recipient of Corporate Vision Magazine’s 2019 Telecom Award for “Best Industrial IoT Enablement Solutions Company in the Midwest USA.” The Magazine’s Telecom Awards are given to honor and recognize companies who have provided a positive influence and impact within the industry over the previous 12 month period.

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Alderman, Stephens and Douga join White Construction

White Construction Company have announced that Ed Alderman, Superintendent, Donnie Stephens, Superintendent, and Tommy Douga, Project Engineer, have joined its staffs in Panama City FL and Ridgeland. Alderman has over 30 years experience in mid- and high-rise hospitality and multi-family projects throughout Florida. He is assigned to Ridgeland and Panama City. Stephens has 37 years of both retail and commercial ...

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Baldock and Crozier join Peterbilt Truck Centers

Randy Baldock joined Peterbuilt Truck Centers as Chief Financial Officer. He has more than 30 years of accounting and finance experience, the last 12 in automotive parts distribution with AAHC Inc. Baldock is a graduate of the University of Memphis. He is married with 4 children and 2 grandsons. Carey Crozier joined Peterbilt Truck Centers as Marketing Coordinator. She previously ...

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The Cirlot Agency promotes three Jackson employees

The Cirlot Agency announced the promotion of three of its employees, each of whom joined Cirlot at its Jackson headquarters in 2015. Lauren Hegwood has been promoted to Brand Manager. A former Public Relations Specialist, Hegwood has executed multiple public relations and marketing initiatives, managed integrated communications efforts for various clients, including public relations efforts and media relations for the ...

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Butler Snow ranked by The Legal 500 U.S.

The Legal 500 U.S. has ranked Butler Snow nationally for its pharmaceutical, medical device and health care work. The firm was one of 30 firms ranked in the top tiers nationwide for Dispute Resolution: Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action: Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices – Defense. In Mississippi, Alyson Bustamante Jones was one of only five attorneys nationwide ranked ...

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Jones appointed TEC of Bay Springs customer relations representative

TEC announced the appointment of Kimbra Jones as Customer Relations Representative at TEC of Bay Springs, Inc., in Bay Springs. Jones will be responsible for assisting with promoting, marketing, selling and supporting of TEC products and services. Jones received a Bachelor of Public Relations from the University of Southern Mississippi. Jones currently resides in Sylvarena with her son, Kane Davis ...

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Baker Donelson named Gold Standard Firm by Women in Law Empowerment Forum

For the fifth consecutive year, Baker Donelson has been certified by the Women in Law Empowerment Forum (WILEF) as a Gold Standard Firm. WILEF grants Gold Standard status to firms that meet objective criteria concerning the number of women among equity partners, in firm leadership positions, and in the ranks of their most highly compensated partners. Baker Donelson was among ...

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