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Bridges named Community Development Manager for the American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society has announced the hiring of Christy Bridges. Beginning July 6, she will serve as Community Development Manager and staff partner for Real Men Wear Pink and Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Central Mississippi. Previously, she was the Development Officer for the New Summit School, Go Red for Women Director for the American Heart Association, Marketing ...

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Sledge named “Lifetime Member” of the Million Dollar Round Table

The Million Dollar Round Table, known worldwide as the Premier Association For Financial Professionals, has recognized Taylor Sledge for Lifetime Membership. This honor is bestowed upon individuals achieve career excellence in ethics and production for ten consecutive years in a row. For 2020, Sledge was also honored with his 5th consecutive “Top Of The Table” achievement level, which is comprised ...

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Blackbourn steps down after 15-year tenure as MSU College of Education dean, returns to the classroom in January

Mississippi State’s Richard Blackbourn, who has led the university’s College of Education for 15 years, is stepping back to the faculty and returning to the classroom effective Jan.1, 2021. The announcement was made today [July 1] by MSU Provost and Executive Vice President David R. Shaw who commended the longtime dean for his leadership of the college and for his ...

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Cobb recognized by Academy of Family Physicians

Dr. Tim Alford of Kosciusko (left), presents the Mississippi Academy of Family Physicians’s Humanitarian Award to his father-in-law Dr. Alton Cobb. The award is given by fellow physicians in honor of a Mississippi physician with a lifetime of service in uplifting humanity, social justice and the health of all citizens, especially the underserved and those in greatest need.  Cobb spent most of his 38-year ...

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Anderson named to Bacot McCarty Foundation position

Courtney Anderson has been named the Development Director for the Mississippi Gulf Coast based Bacot McCarty Foundation. Courtney is a graduate of the University of Mississippi where she received a bachelor degree in Journalism and Hospitality Management. A lifelong resident of Gulfport, Courtney previously served as the Gulf Coast Community Development Manager for the American Cancer Society. She is a ...

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Woods tapped as chief of staff at Auditor’s Office

Shad White recently announced that Charles Woods has been appointed as his Chief of Staff at the Mississippi Office of the State Auditor. Woods joins the Auditor’s office from Washington, DC. He has served his home state from Mississippi’s First Congressional District office in various positions since 2015, most recently as Deputy Chief of Staff to Mississippi Congressman Trent Kelly. ...

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Robert Leard elected to Mississippi Bankers Association board of directors

Robert Leard of Regions, Jackson, has been elected to a 3-year term on the Mississippi Bankers Association Board of Directors. Leard will represent his region of the state on the Board, which governs the 132-year-old association. MBA’s membership includes commercial banks and savings institutions operating in Mississippi, and the association’s members hold over 95 percent of bank deposits in the ...

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Jennifer Wallace elected to Mississippi Bankers Association board of directors

Jennifer Sones Wallace of Pike National Bank, of McComb, has been elected to a 3-year term on the Mississippi Bankers Association Board of Directors. Wallace will represent her region of the state on the Board, which governs the 132-year-old association. MBA’s membership includes commercial banks and savings institutions operating in Mississippi, and the association’s members hold over 95 percent of ...

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Phil Williams elected to Mississippi Bankers Association board of directors

Philip C. Williams, Bank of Yazoo, Yazoo City, has been elected to a 3-year term on the Mississippi Bankers Association Board of Directors. Williams will represent his region of the state on the Board, which governs the 132-year-old association. MBA’s membership includes commercial banks and savings institutions operating in Mississippi, and the association’s members hold over 95 percent of bank ...

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Mike Staten elected to Mississippi Bankers Association board of directors

Mike Staten of BNA Bank, New Albany, has been elected to a 3-year term on the Mississippi Bankers Association Board of Directors. Staten will represent his region of the state on the Board, which governs the 132-year-old association. MBA’s membership includes commercial banks and savings institutions operating in Mississippi, and the association’s members hold over 95 percent of bank deposits ...

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