From the Community Development Foundation:
C Spire CEO Hu Meena
October’s First Friday event
Speaker: Hu Meena, CEO of C Spire
When: Friday, Oct. 5, at 7 a.m.
Where: BancorpSouth Conference Center, Tupelo
Free to CDF members.
Mr. Victor H. (Hu) Meena, president and chief executive officer at C Spire Wireless, will speak at the October First Friday networking breakfast. The event will be held Friday, October 5 at 7:00 a.m. at the BancorpSouth Conference Center.
Hu Meena is the president of C Spire Wireless, formerly known as Cellular South. Meena is responsible for the strategic direction of the brand, as well as setting the vision for the company. After starting with C Spire Wireless in 1987, as general manager in Cellular South’s first operating market on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, Meena became the vice present of operations and development. In 1997, he was named president of Cellular South, Inc. In 2011, Meena led the company through a rebranding exercise that culminated with the launch of C Spire Wireless.
The October First Friday program is sponsored by C Spire Wireless. First Friday corporate sponsors are Robinson & Associates and SnyderMedia. The event is hosted by the Bancorp South Conference Center. To preregister for First Friday, please visit www.cdfms.org/firstfriday.
First Friday is a monthly networking breakfast, held September through April, that features a relevant, nationally recognized speaker, complimentary continental breakfast, and networking with your peers in the business community.
2012-2013 First Friday Programs
• Friday, September 7, 2012
Speaker: Mr. Thomas H. Klier, Senior Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Sponsor: Mississippi Automotive Manufacturers Association
• Friday, October 5, 2012
Speaker: Mr. Hu Meena, President, C Spire Wireless
Sponsor: C Spire Wireless
• Friday, November 2, 2012
Speaker: Lt. Governor Tate Reeves, State of Mississippi
Sponsor: Watkins Uiberall, PLLC CPA
• Friday, December 7, 2012
Speaker: Major General Augustus Collins
Sponsor: Circadence Corporation
• Friday, January 4, 2013
Speaker: Marshall Ramsey, SuperTalk Radio Host & Cartoonist, The Clarion Ledger
Sponsor: Renasant Bank
• Friday, February 1, 2013
Speaker: Mr. Sid Salter, Journalist in Residence, Mississippi State University
Sponsor: The Mize Foundation
• Friday, March 1, 2013
Speaker: Coach Ray Perkins, Head Football Coach, Jones County Junior College
(Former NFL Coach)
Sponsor: Quality Inn
• Friday, April 5, 2013
Tupelo Mayoral Presentation
Sponsor: Mitchell Companies