Meridian Star


February 17, 2013

Star adds citizen representatives to editorial board



    Meridian businessman Robert F. Ward is well known in the area, having served on committees and boards of several prominent civic organizations.

    Ward, who earned a masters degree in marketing from the University of Alabama in 1974, was president and general manager of WTOK-TV from 1975-1989; owner and president of Jadabec First Aid and Safety Co. from 1990-2000; and a partner in both Broadmoor Development Co. and Alabama Development Co.

    Over the years, Ward has served as chairman of United Way; chairman and president of the Phil Hardin Foundation; Meridian Community College Foundation president; chairman of the MSU-Meridian Advisory Council; president of the Meridian Chamber of Commerce; president of the Mississippi Association of Broadcasters; president of the Rotary Club; commissioner for the Association of Colleges and Schools; and member of the Trustmark Advisory Board.

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