Author: Gary Ballard

GodwinGroup partnered with internationally acclaimed chefs John Folse and Rick Tramonto for the November 17th grand opening celebration of Seafood R’evolution, a new upscale restaurant located in Renaissance at Colony Park in Ridgeland. Seafood R’evolution, the second endeavor by the chefs’ development company, joins Restaurant R’evolution...

Excel By 5, an early childhood community certification process focusing on a community’s young children, celebrates its tenth anniversary this year. GodwinGroup has been a strategic marketing and communications partner for the program since its inception. The Excel By 5 program emphasizes the important roles...

Philip Shirley, GodwinGroup chairman and chief executive officer, recently announced the following staff changes:     Lauren Mozingo has been promoted to Vice President, Brand Supervisor. Mozingo will continue to work closely with clients in developing effective strategies for meeting business and marketing objectives. She will also remain...

GodwinGrouper Tal McNeill Home town: Crystal Springs, MS GodwinGroup title: Executive Creative Director Job summary: Generating ideas for clients, Supervising all agency creative, Managing day-to-day operations of the creative department What do you like to do when not working? Tournament archery (won Southeastern championship and Mississippi state championships in...

GodwinGroup Chairman and CEO Philip Shirley recently completed an initial tour promoting his new crime thriller, The White Lie. The book was published this year and the award-winning author and Jackson-area resident has hosted several book signings across the region. The White Lie, set in Jackson,...

In honor of Trustmark’s 125th anniversary, GodwinGroup is donating 125 hours of agency time for Trustmark to give to a community organization of its choice. The time may be used for any needed agency service, such as creative, marketing, public relations, social media or digital...

Hattiesburg-based Camellia Healthcare wanted to tell the story of its professionals who go the extra mile delivering home health and hospice care across five states. The GodwinGroup team learned that Camellia representatives drove more than 4.1 million miles last year providing patients home-based service. That got...

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GodwinGroup served as strategic communications partner for Virginia College as it recently announced the roll out of a new Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC-R) Technician diploma program. The addition includes a new 2,922-sq.ft. buildout where the HVAC-R teaching lab and classroom area will...

Philip Shirley, chairman and chief executive officer of GodwinGroup, has been inducted into the 2014 Southern Public Relations Hall of Fame. Shirley is a 37-year veteran of the public relations profession. He joined GodwinGroup in 1989 as vice president, public relations, and in 1990 became a partner...