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Wharton alumnus named CFO at Jackson State

Jackson State University is pleased to announce the appointment of Howard E. Merlin, CPA, has been appointed by Jackson State University as vice president for business and finance/chief financial officer (CFO). Merlin joins JSU with over 40 years of experience in business, finance, IT, accounting, human resources, facilities management, procurement and various other disciplines. Merlin holds an MBA from The ...

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Bill Thompson named CFO

Bill Thompson, CPA, has joined Baptist Health Systems as chief financial officer. His career spans almost 30 years with experience in health care management and finance. Thompson comes to Baptist from the University of Mississippi Medical Center where he served as the health system’s CFO. He also held positions as UMMC Health System’s director of finance and chief accounting officer. ...

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McCarthy hired as CFO of Mississippi Development Authority

JACKSON — Mississippi’s lead economic development agency has hired a new chief financial officer. The Mississippi Development Authority said Jay McCarthy will begin work on Aug. 1. McCarthy comes to his new post with nearly 30 years of experience in finance, banking and economic development. McCarthy is returning to the agency after serving for five years as vice president of ...

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Alcorn's finances being investigated; CFO resigns

LORMAN — Alcorn State University’s chief financial officer has resigned amid an investigation of alleged financial problems at the school. Mississippi Higher Education Commissioner Hank Bounds tells The Natchez Democrat that Betty Roberts resigned yesterday. Bounds says in a statement that his office has received reports of financial discrepancies and the College Boards staff is reviewing those reports. Bounds declined ...

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