Newsmakers Nov. 29, 2009

- William B. Howard Jr., president of William Howard & Co. Financial Advisors Inc., received the 2009 Memphis Executive of the Year award from the International Association of Administrative Professionals.
Howard is a Pontotoc native.
The award is given annually by the Memphis chapter and the selection process is based on a nomination letter outlining the award criteria of the executive. The award criteria consists of professional accomplishments, career tenure, civic/community involvement and support of professional development of the administrative professional career.

- Wynn Coley was chosen as Franklin Collection Service Inc.’s employee of the month for November.
Wynn has been employed at Franklin for almost two years in accounts receivable.

- Jeff Glover has been promoted to vice president at BB&T. Glover, who joined the bank in 2005, is an operations division manager in BB&T’s exception statement services department.
The Tupelo native earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in economics from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
n Phelps Dunbar attorneys in the firm’s Jackson and Tupelo offices were recently recognized in the 2009 Mid-South Super Lawyers publication. Super Lawyers magazine names attorneys in each state who received the highest point totals, as chosen by their peers and through the independent research of Law & Politics, which performs a complex and thorough polling, research and selection process from which the top 5 percent are identified.
The following Phelps Dunbar partners in Tupelo were named on the “Mid-South Super Lawyers 2009” list: William M. Beasley, business litigation; F.M. Bush III, securities and corporate finance; Jeffery S. Moore, employment and labor; and Gregory D. Pirkle, health care.

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