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Breck R. Hines

As a member of the Class of 1997 at Jackson Academy, Breck Hines was chosen as Most Likely to Succeed. Needless to say, his JA classmates were spot-on with their vote. Today, Hines is executive vice president of Duckworth Realty. The University of Mississippi graduate also co-owns and operates an ice manufacturing and sales company in Oxford. As a principal ...

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Edgar A. Flores

A  native of Costa Rica, Edgar Flores relocated to the Deep South in 2010 when he was named business operations coordinator for Baptist Health Systems in Jackson. Before joining the hospital, Flores earned his doctorate from the Universidad Latina de Costa Rica. At Baptist Health Systems, Flores directs and administers all business operations programs, including outpatient services, patient accounts, main ...

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Daniel C. Elliott

At BancorpSouth, Daniel Elliott is considered by his superiors to be the bank’s “go-to” guy in the South Jackson Division. The Meridian native began his BancorpSouth career as a teller and worked his way up to vice president/senior lender. In addition to his core responsibilities, Elliott works closely with junior lenders to help them understand how to properly document and ...

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Mitchell O. Driskell III

A  former Eagle Scout, Mitchell Driskell III is now primed to achieve his long-term goals in the legal profession. Driskell is a partner with Oxford law firm Daniel Coker and concentrates his practice mainly on civil litigation and family law matters. His contributions to the practice of law are numerous, including serving as chairman of the Mississippi Bar Association Summer ...

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Steve DeRusso

The market manager  for the Madison branch of Ouachita Independent Bank, Steve DeRusso is a former section commander for the 33rd Maintenance Squadron at Eglin Air Force Base. With Quachita, the former Iowa resident’s role is to generate new business opportunities and represent the bank in the Mississippi market. A graduate of Iowa State University, DeRusso earned his master’s degree ...

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Jason Cook

Nobody could ever accuse Jason Cook of being lazy. After all, the Jackson native serves as treasurer for Cook Medical Supply and A-plus Mini Storage in Morton and co-owns Southern Accents, a Ridgeland gift boutique. One of only 42 certified assistive technology professionals in Mississippi, Cook provides patients with custom rehab equipment to help with a multitude of diagnosis. A ...

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Chara J. Clancy

As a financial analyst with Huntington Ingalls Shipbuilding on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, Chara Clancy evaluates and reviews the cost and profit elements of proposals in the billions of dollars. Currently, she is working towards her certified public accountant license and plans to start sitting for the four part exam after completing her master of accountancy program. A Pascagoula native, ...

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David B. Burt

Though David Burt has risen to become vice president of Newton County Bank, the Meridian native still works hard to give back to his community. Two of his Mississippi Young Bankers programs, “A Banker in Every Classroom” and “Teach Children to Save,” provide financial literacy information to children and adults alike to help them achieve their financial goals. As vice ...

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Katrina S. Brown

Colleagues describe Katrina Brown as a team player who eagerly takes on the responsibility of improving her community. The Jackson native is an attorney for Flowood law firm Currie Johnson Griffin and Myers, and concentrates her practice on medical malpractice, premises liability and general liability. Brown is active in numerous professional organizations, including the Metro Black Women Lawyers Association, Magnolia ...

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Kylie B. Boring

Asked to describe herself in one word, Kylie Boring selected “passionate.” Born in the Philippines, Boring displays passion no matter the situation, including her job as director of marketing for the Tupelo Convention and Visitors Bureau. She is responsible for promoting and building greater brand awareness by implementing marketing campaigns that inspire visitors to explore Tupelo. Boring, who earned her ...

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