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MCYP Steering Committee Elects New Officers for 2017-18

Sarah
Beth Wilson of Copeland, Cook, Taylor & Bush, P.A. was recently elected by the Madison County Young Professionals (MCYP) Steering Committee to
serve as the MCYP Chairperson for the 2018 year, which will be MCYP’s second year since its creation by the MCBL&F Board. Sarah Beth is a Shareholder
at Copeland, Cook, Taylor & Bush, P.A., based in Ridgeland, Mississippi, where she represents lenders and other financial and business
entities in litigation related to bankruptcy and insolvency matters, lender liability defense, real property and other contractual and financial disputes.

The other MCYP Steering Committee members elected to serve as officers for the coming year include: Vice-Chairman: Grant Montgomery, Bancorp South;
Secretary: Haley Claxton, Trustmark Bank; Philanthropy Chairman: Austin Stewart, Adams & Reese, and MCYP’s immediate Past Chairman
is Chris Roberts, BankPlus.

Sarah Beth together with the other recently elected MCYP Officers are looking forward to another year of growth and development for the MCYP, which has
had grand success in its initial year in terms of interest and participation by young professionals from all industries across Madison County, with
over one-hundred (100) in attendance at each event since inception. The Officers ask that all MCBL&F Member Companies encourage their young professionals
(ages 39 & under) to participate by attending the MCYP events, on which they may remain apprised by either joining the email list or by following
the MCYP Facebook Page.

The mission of the Madison County Business League & Foundation Young Professionals is to provide young professionals and entrepreneurs with the opportunity to build relationships, serve the community and engage with business, political and civil leaders; thus, investing in the professional development of Madison County’s future leaders.

The Madison County Business League & Foundation was created in 2008 by the Madison County Economic Development Authority (MCEDA) and the Madison County Board of Supervisors to promote economic planning and development.