July 12, 2014 


Jaklyn Wrigley, an attorney at Fisher & Phillips LLP in Gulfport, is president of the Harrison County Young Lawyers Association for the 2014-2015 year. She has been an active member of the association since July 2011 and previously served as secretary and vice president. Wrigley will preside at meetings, appoint committees and oversee fundraising and community outreach initiatives.

Corporate Management Inc. has added Holly Ford as director of payroll services. Ford has seven years of human resource, finance and operations experience. She has a Masters of Business Administration and Bachelor of Science in business administration, with a concentration in marketing and management from Millsaps College.

Jennifer Kilgore, a Singing River Health System nurse with the Post Anesthesia Care Unit, was elected director of Region Two for the American Society of PeriAnestheseia Nurses. She will serve as a liaison between several health care organizations and between the society's board and the states that make up Region Two: Mississippi, Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Kansas, Iowa and Nebraska. During the conference in Las Vegas where she was elected, Kilgore sang the national anthem at the opening ceremony in front of 5,000 people.

The Pass Christian Art Association's board of directors welcomes Amy Rogers as the new chairperson of publicity. Amy was born in Pascagoula, and studied elementary school level art education, ceramics and paintings in college. She has worked in several mediums, including jewelry design and making, oil paintings and ceramics. She is adept with the social media and her focus is photography.

F. William Van Kirk Jr. has opened Van Kirk Wealth Advisors, a full-service, independent financial planning firm at 1300 25th Ave., Suite 110, Gulfport. Van Kirk has 34 years of experience in the financial services industry and specializes in helping business owners, doctors, lawyers and high net worth individuals accumulate and preserve wealth. The company also will include F. William Van Kirk III as the financial advisor and Carla Biasi as the operations manager.

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