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Jimmie Isaac Yancey, American Marketing professional. Avocations: gardening, fishing. M C.

Background

Yancey, Jimmie Isaac was born on December 11, 1935 in Ripley, Mississippi, United States. Son of Charlie Edward and Overa (Wilbanks) Yancey.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Mississippi State University, 1963. Master of Business Administration, Mississippi State University, 1966.

Career

Editor university relations, Mississippi State. U., Starkville, 1963-1965; editor college business, Mississippi State. U., Starkville, 1965-1966; editor, Mississippi Extension Svc., Starkville, 1966-1967; editor, National Cotton Council, Memphis, 1967-1971; public relations director, Cotton Inc., Raleigh, North Carolina, 1971; public relations director, American Soybean Association, Hudson, Iowa., 1971-1978; general manager, Progressive Farmer Network, Starkville, 1978-1986; owner, manager, Yancey Agricultural Network, Starkville, since 1986.

Marketing consultant Wyffel's Hybrids, Inc., Atkinson, Illinois, 1987-1993.

Achievements

  • Avocations: gardening, fishing. M C.

Membership

Board directors Agri-Business Education Foundation. Senior advisory committee College Business and Industry, Mississippi State University. Member National Agricultural Marketing Association, (president 1986-1987, Meritorious Service award 1986), National Association Farm Broadcasters, American Advertising Federation, Starkville Chamber of Commerce (venture capital committee 1990), American Soybean Association (Mertorious Service award 1974, Broadcaster of Year 1984), Hudson Chamber of Commerce (president 1972, Iowa chapter), National Alliance of Indiana Corporation Consultant, Mississippi Rotary, President's Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gardening, fishing.

Connections

Married Jonell Smith, March 1, 1958. Children: Angela Jo, Jamie Lorraine, Cynthia Overa, Melanie Annual.

father:
Charlie Edward Yancey

mother:
Overa (Wilbanks) Yancey

spouse:
Jonell Smith

child:
Cynthia Overa Yancey

child:
Melanie Annual Yancey

child:
Jamie Lorraine Yancey

child:
Angela Jo Yancey