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Change is inevitable, but, in Mississippi, often it can come as slow as the movement of the continents across the globe. From a health standpo…

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During her long tenure as an engineer with Delphi Corporation in Clinton, Erin Shirley learned a lot about restructuring business costs to sav…

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Ben Aldridge owned and operated a landscaping business before deciding to go to college. Today, the Holmes County native has swapped his work …

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As a woman and owner of a business completely staffed by females, Bridget Tisdale says her Ridgeland art studio Easely Amused is a great examp…

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Becoming a life insurance saleswoman wasn’t exactly what Emily Montgomery had in mind when she graduated with a degree in marketing from Delta…

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At work, Andy Gipson answers to a mere 27,000 fellow Mississippians. The Rankin County native is a state representative for District 27, which…

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Unlike most working folks, Dave Ware puts on two hats when he walks out the door each weekday morning. The certified registered nurse anesthet…

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With the announcement of the much-anticipated Toyota automobile manufacturing plant coming to Lee County a few years ago, Brent Waldrop was ta…

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Ask Matt Allen to characterize himself in one word, “affable” would apply. For Allen, being kind and courteous to others are the foundations f…

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Never one to dawdle, Joel Bomgar figured if he spent has much time fixing IT problems for clients as he did driving to see them, he could solv…

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There are no two ways about it – Craig Robertson loves his job. Self-described as an innovative problem solver and energetic mediator, Roberts…

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For a small town Mississippi lawyer, versatility is a necessity. Ask Tyler McCaughn. Not only is the Morton native a partner in Newton law fir…

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Although his father taught him that even though life is tough and not always fair, hard work and perseverance are things that Larkin Kennedy c…

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The creative architect of Ridgeland film production and advertising agency Mad Genius says the inspiration for his life comes from none other …

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According to Justin Barnard, a chance visit to a Tony Robbins seminar changed the path of his professional life. “A friend asked me to go and …

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Serving others remains a central theme in the life of Ben Cole, no matter his profession. Now the director of business/trust services for Laur…

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Brad Reeves has a lot of respect for entrepreneurs, especially those who take significant risks to reach their personal goal. “People who give…

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Helping his clients achieve their dreams, be it a new home or owning a small business, brings a lot of happiness to Kenneth Forbes Grogan. A s…

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Though she grew up a Tar Heel, Kristin Lee Allen has proven to be a Mississippian through and through. Now public relations officer for BankPl…

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Helping residents of the Mississippi Gulf Coast return to normalcy after last spring’s devastating BP oil spill has been rewarding to Jonathan…

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It may be hard to believe for some, but Heather Flathau launched her gourmet cookie company with a mere hammer and handful of peppermint candi…

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Life is good for 32-year-old Chad Vaughn and why not? After all, the Meridian native is married to the love of his life, a doting father to tw…

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Ryan Beckett says practicing law at Ridgeland firm Butler Snow is very special. After all, the Oxford native began his legal career there fres…

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Most career experts would say the ideal characteristics an insurance agent must possess is they enjoy being around people and build relationsh…

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Consider that Gulfport dentist Normand Chouinard’s largest corporate client was a minor league hockey team. Between the falls and fights on th…

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As general manager for the world-famous The Shed BBQ restaurants, there’s nothing Cheryl Atkinson-Bosarge relishes more than watching crew mem…