March 23, 2018

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Guyna G. Johnson’s love for Jackson State University started while growing up in Clarksdale, MS. Both of her parents, Walter L. and Dorothy Madlock Johnson graduated from JSU (’66, ’65 respectively), and Guyna proudly carried on the tradition, graduating cum laude in May 1992, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics. She later earned...
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Vickie Bradley began her career in Education in 1984 with Jackson Public Schools. From 1984–1996, Bradley worked as an assistant teacher, teacher, after-school site assistant and after-school site manager at North Jackson Elementary. In December of 1996, Bradley was promoted to Program Coordinator for Jackson Public Schools – Extended Day Enrichment Program providing quality after-school...
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Sonya Williams Barnes is known for stepping forward to make a real difference in the lives of others, especially young people and the disenfranchised. Barnes was born into a family in which community service and concern for others were part of the daily routine of life. She is the daughter of the Rev. Theodore R....
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Lori J. Evans currently works at International Paper as a communication specialist for the Global Cellulose Fibers (GCF) business. In this role, she is responsible for providing overall communications support for GCF senior leadership, employees and business projects by researching and writing for business leaders, developing effective communication strategies and tools for business specific projects...
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Dr. Felicia Gavin is a seasoned executive with over 28 years of experience spanning the public and private sector. Currently, Dr. Gavin is the Chief of Operations for the Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) where she manages the fiscal operation of the agency and serves as a member of the Executive Leadership team. Prior to...
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As a member of Butler Snow LLP’s Business Services and Public Finance Groups, Ahsley’s practice focuses on public finance, general corporate transactions, and tax issues such as: public finance tax, state and local taxation, controversy matters, and tax credits. With over twelve years of experience, Ashley has represented qualified active low-income community businesses, leverage lenders,...
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