July 5, 2014 

Shelia White will be inducted into the Southern Public Relations Hall of Fame in a ceremony this month at Mississippi State University. Recently retired as director of university communications for the University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast, she is being honored for making a tremendous impact as a public relations professional in her 36 years of service to the university.

First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Pascagoula-Moss Point announced that Alan Renfroe of Moss Point, executive vice president and CFO, was elected chairman of the board of the Financial Managers Society. He has been involved with the society for more than 30 years and has had a role with the group's leadership for nearly a decade.

Marcia Crawford, director of community development and information for the Harrison County Development Commission, was elected to the Biloxi Bay Chamber board of directors.

Roy Anderson Corp. announced the hiring of Steve Brooks as vice president and Michael Moore as BIM/VDC director in Gulfport. Brooks is a graduate of the University of Alabama and holds a bachelor's of science in civil engineering. Moore has more than 15 years of building information modeling experience. Roy Anderson Corp. also announced the promotion of Chris Gray to director of operations and the hiring of Rohan Alexis as senior project manager in Jackson. Gray is a graduate of Mississippi State University and joined Roy Anderson Corp. in 2007. Alexis is a graduate of Alcorn State University and has 28 years of construction experience.

Mollie Pontius, president of the Mississippi State Medical Association Alliance chapter in Ocean Springs, received the 2014 Prestige Award from the American Medical Association Alliance. This is a national award for community service in Health Awareness Promotion. Mississippi's project was titled Reaching the Finish Line With Dignity, a brochure designed to address advanced directives and end-of-life planning.

The Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce Inc. has named Aisa Templeton as the customer service specialist. After Hurricane Katrina, She has more than 15 years of customer service and nonprofit volunteer experience.

Don Wilbanks of Picayune has been named to the board of directors of the Radio Experimenters Society of Mississippi. He is public information officer of Clear Channel Radio in New Orleans.

Singing River Health System has honored its May Employees of the Month Singing River Hospital has honored Shemeka Jackson of Moss Point, a certified phlebotomist in Laboratory. She received her associate degree in applied science at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College and joined SRHS in 2006. Ocean Springs Hospital has honored Robyn Gollott of Pascagoula, a program specialist-wellness in Human Resources. She received her bachelor of science in nursing from The University of Southern Mississippi. While working at SRHS, she has served as a RN in the NICU, ICU, and congestive heart failure clinic; and as nurse manager. The Outlying Facilities have honored Wesley Subel of Argicola, a contact center representative in SRHS Call Center. He joined the SRHS team in 2012.

Landon McCarty of Pascagoula completed the Southeastern School of Commercial Lending. He has been employed with Merchants & Marine Bank since 2008.w

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