Meridian Star


April 6, 2014

Business Beat

MERIDIAN — UCP of Greater Birmingham

hires Doug

Marshall as CFO

From staff reports

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Birmingham is pleased to announce the hiring of Doug Marshall as its new Chief Financial Officer.     As CFO, Marshall will be responsible for all financial and accounting functions of UCPGB. The mission at UCPGB is to provide innovative services connecting people with disabilities to their communities and empowering individuals to live full and meaningful lives. UCP serves more than 3,000 children and adults with disabilities including but not limited to: intellectual disabilities; traumatic brain injury; developmental disabilities; cerebral palsy; autism; Down syndrome and spina bifida.

    Marshall was most recently Vice President and Controller for Alagasco, where he was responsible for leading its financial and accounting function for more than five years. In addition, he held operational responsibility company-wide for meter optimization and walk-in business offices.  

    For the majority of the prior 20 years at Energen, he was Director of Tax, formulating and implementing the company's tax policy. Marshall previously worked in the Birmingham office of Ernst & Young, LLP, and is a Certified Public Accountant.  

    Marshall received a Bachelors of Arts degree in accounting with a minor in finance from the University of West Florida in Pensacola, graduating cum laude and receiving a distinguished alumnus award in 2012. Marshall is a native of Meridian and graduated from Meridian High School in 1981.

Citizens National

Bank welcomes Michael Truelove

Special to The Star

    Michael Truelove recently joined Citizens National Bank’s Downtown Banking Center in Meridian as a Relationship Banker.

    Truelove comes to Citizens National Bank from Alexandria, La., where he served as senior vice president of Century Bank & Trust from 2004 to 2008 and as city President of Mid-South Bank from 2008 to 2014.

    Truelove is a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi where he received his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration of Banking and Finance. He also graduated from the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University.

    Truelove and his wife Tanya have been married for 26 years and have one daughter who attends the University of Southern Mississippi.

    While living in Alexandria, Truelove was a member of Calvary Baptist Church as well as the Rotary Club.

    Citizens National Bank is an independent, Mississippi-owned community bank, which has 27 bank locations throughout the state of Mississippi in cities such as Meridian, Quitman, Philadelphia, Flowood, Ridgeland, Madison, Columbus, Kosciusko, Carthage, Macon, Hattiesburg, Laurel, Waynesboro, Southaven, and Olive Branch.

    The bank currently has assets in excess of $1 billion and is celebrating its 126th year of operation in 2014.

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