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Ray, Watson honored by Hattiesburg establishment

The HUB Award for 2011 has honored two of Hattiesburg’s outstanding professionals. Healthcare professional Bill Ray and attorney Percy Watson were honored their contributions to the community, commitment to excellence and dedication to public service. Ray has served as executive director of the Northeast Mississippi Regional Medical Center in Clarksdale; president and CEO, Wesley Health Systems Inc., Hattiesburg; and, presently ...

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BankPlus program offers alternative to payday loan

CreditPlus gains praise from experts as way to serve struggling borrowers BankPlus is winning applause across the state for its CreditPlus small-dollar loan program designed an alternative to payday loans. The loans are also designed to help borrowers pay off existing payday loans at a 5 percent interest rate, far lower than rates of the 985 licensed payday lenders in ...

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Disaster fund board seated

BankPlus president and CEO Bill Ray of Madison has been named president of the board of directors of the Mississippi Disaster Recovery Fund. Gov. Haley Barbour created the fund in April as a nonprofit that will coordinate donations to aid residents recovering from storms in April and May that brought tornadoes and flooding to many areas. The fund has raised ...

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Q&A: Bill Ray, President/CEO, BankPlus

Economic revival BankPlus CEO believes the economy is on the way back Oxford native William A. (Bill) Ray is the CEO of BankPlus, one of the fastest-growing financial institutions in Mississippi.  He says the bank’s success is due to an emphasis on providing excellent customer service and the retention of high-performing employees.  He recently sat down with the Mississippi Business ...

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