Robert Savell of Conehatta was recently selected IT software support specialist at East Central Community College in Decatur.

Savell, who recently began his new duties at ECCC, previously served as regional technician/helpdesk support specialist at Community Bank since 2004.

He previously served as computer technician for Magee Enterprises, Inc. in Brandon.

After receiving his associate's degree from ECCC in 2000, Savell earned his bachelor's degree in business administration from Mississippi State University in 2002. Savell continued his education by earning a master's of science in instructional technology degree from MSU in 2003.

Savell is a native of Lake. He is married to Diane Savell, who is also an ECCC alum and a native of Meridian.

They have two children, Parker, 6 and Jamey, 4.

They are active members of Salem Baptist Church in Lake.