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MMA leaders selected

Don E. Mason of Gulfport has been named 2009-2010 chairman of the Mississippi Manufacturers Association. Mason is currently a business development and governmental relations consultant for Seemann Composites Inc. and Pickering Inc., and is retired vice president of external affairs and corporate services for Mississippi Power Company. In addition to Mason, other members of the MMA executive committee are: chairman-elect, ...

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Milner inducted in college

John Milner, a member of Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, was recently inducted into the American College of Environmental Lawyers. Milner joined the Brunini firm in 1978. He concentrates his practice primarily in environmental law. He represents business and industrial clients in environmental litigation in state and federal courts in the Southeastern region. Milner has also had significant experience in ...

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Dorsa opening Jackson office

John Dorsa is opening a new State Farm Insurance office in Jackson. Dorsa’s office will be located at 6101 Ridgewood Road, Suite A. The State Farm agent has set Jan. 4 as the opening day. Dorsa is a native of Hammond, La., and has been active in the insurance industry for over 20 years. He is an active member of ...

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Simmons joins Koerber Company

Ed Simmons, CPA, CVA, CFE, has joined The Koerber Company, PA., in Hattiesburg. Simmons obtained a bachelor of science degree in petroleum engineering from Mississippi State University and a master in business administration from the University of Alabama.

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New board members elected

The Mississippi Center for Nonprofits announces its newly elected board members who will begin serving a three-year term in Jan. 2010. They are: Elizabeth “Liz” Brister, manager, external affairs, Entergy Mississippi; Jody E. Owens, attorney, Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens & Cannada, PLLC; Keith Parsons, attorney, Watkins Ludlam Winter & Stennis, P.A.; Ella Jane Putnam, regional retail manager for Mississippi, Trustmark ...

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SmartSynch brings in Hubbell

SmartSynch Inc. has hired Floyd Hubbell to lead the company’s global sales effort as senior vice president of sales. Hubbell joins SmartSynch with more than 25 years of experience selling wireless technology solutions worldwide. His career includes executive positions at AT&T and Lucent Technologies before joining PowerTel, one of the leading wireless carriers in the country (ultimately acquired by Deutsche ...

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Wolfe joins Habitat chapter

Susan A. Wolfe has been named development director for Habitat for Humanity/Metro Jackson. Wolfe was previously director of development at Junior Achievement of Mississippi Inc. She has also served as account supervisor at GodwinGroup Advertising in Jackson. While in the Atlanta area, Wolfe previously served as public relations manager at Simmons Mattress Company and instructor of public relations in the ...

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Kelly to work with schools

Synergetics has hired Dontel Kelly of Starkville as a technology facilitator based out of the Starkville office. Kelly graduated from Mississippi State University with a bachelor of science in information technology services in 2007. He then continued his education and received a master of science degree in instructional technology in 2009 also from Mississippi State. Kelly will work with K-12 ...

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Bailey earns board certification

Dr. Jennifer C. Bailey, a Hattiesburg Clinic obstetrician and gynecologist, recently received certification from the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Bailey has passed a written and oral examination demonstrating her special knowledge, skills and experience required for the medical and surgical care of women. She received her medical degree from Texas A&M University System Health Science Center, and completed ...

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CIT.ms seats board members

The Communications and Information Technology Organization of Mississippi (CIT.ms) elected new board members. The new board members are: Joel Bomgar, founder and CEO, Bomgar Corporation; Bruce Deer, chairman, co-founder and CEO Grassroots Systems; Greg Latour, senior vice president of strategic development, Cellular South; Randy Lominick, chief information officer, Parkway Properties; Dave McLeod, chief technology officer, BankPlus; Trish Patton, senior director, ...

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