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Crye-Leike Real Estate Services Southaven branch has added Justin McAlaster as a licensed Realtor. McAlaster will serve the residential real estate needs of buyers and sellers throughout DeSoto, Tate, Panola and surrounding counties. New to the real estate industry, McAlaster has worked as a…

Ken Purvis, a past chairman of the DeSoto County Convention and Visitors Bureau, DeSoto County Economic Development Council, and past President of the Hernando Rotary Club, has been named President of the Greenville branch of Guaranty Bank and Trust Company. Most recently, Purvis was affilia…

Anna Brooke Warren has been named Palmer Home for Children Vice President of Children’s Services. Warren was previously Director of Social Services for the Hernando-based home for children in need. She has also worked with the Mississippi Department of Human Services, North Mississippi Medic…

Kimberly Remak has been named the new Trinity Health Center Inc. Executive Director. Trinity Health Center is a newly-formed nonprofit that will operate inside the DeSoto County Dream Center and will provide primary healthcare to the working underserved/uninsured in DeSoto County. The Dream …

Southern Bancorp has announced the promotion of Wendy Von Kanel to Regional President, a leadership position in which she will help manage operations in Phillips and Mississippi County, Arkansas as well as DeSoto County, Mississippi. Von Kanel previously served as Market President for Philli…

Leah Thompson is the new Marketing Coordinator for the Southaven Chamber of Commerce. From Olive Branch, Thompson is currently a student at Ole Miss-DeSoto Center in Southaven set to graduate in May 2020 with a Marketing and Communications degree.

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Chandra Moore has become a licensed Realtor with real estate agency Crye-Leike at the company’s Olive Branch office at 6397 Goodman Road. Moore is a 20-year veteran of the corporate world and comes to Crye-Leike from an environmental consulting firm.

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Jennifer Stroupe has been named the 2019 Beverly Roberts Paraoptometric of the Year by the Mississippi Optometric Association. Stroupe is the Practice Manager for Olive Branch Eyecare Clinic and Horn Lake Eyecare clinics. The association presents the award annually to recognize significant c…

Carrah Grandi has been named a new Consumer Loan Officer for the Southern Bancorp location in Hernando. Grandi joined the Southern Bancorp team in 2010 and previously held the position of Senior Lending Assistant. Grandi, a Memphis native, has been an ambassador for the Hernando Main Street …

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Graeber has been named Banking Officer for the Southaven branch of Guaranty Bank and Trust Company. Graeber is a native of Oxford, where he was a 2012 graduate of Oxford High School and was a 2016 graduate of the University of Mississippi. Currently, he is a second-year student at the Missis…

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Vicky Barham has been named Assistant Vice President/Personal Banker for the Hernando branch of Guaranty Bank and Trust Company. Barham is a native of Horn Lake and graduated from Horn Lake High School. She is a member of the Hernando United Methodist Church and a member of the HGRC Ladies G…

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Robert “Bobby” Breland Jr. is now affiliated with Crye-Leike’s Southaven branch office as a licensed Realtor. Breland will specialize in residential, first-time homebuyer and new home construction real estate services throughout Desoto, Tate, Marshall and Tunica counties. After serving in th…

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Jennifer Ward has been named Senior Vice President with Community Bank. A native of Southaven, Ward recently served as Vice President and has been in banking for 24 years. In her new role, Ward will continue lending and managing the Hernando office.

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