Career Notes, March 2015
Who's moving up?
Warren Averett LLC has promoted seven individuals to members of the firm. They are Will Aderholt, Maddox Casey, Sae Evans, Ryan Chaffin, Jason Asbury, Phillip Rivers and Jeff Helms.
Jennifer Naves has joined BankFirst Financial Services as assistant vice president/treasury management officer. In addition, Olivia Johnston has been promoted to branch manager/branch officer and Sumner Rumsey has been promoted to bank teller.
Atherotech Diagnostics Lab has appointed Jim McClintic its new president and CEO. McClintic has served on Atherotech’s board since 2010 and brings more than 20 years of leadership experience to the position.
James Harbison, one of five founders of Brasfield & Gorrie, has been inducted into the Alabama Construction Hall of Fame by the Alabama Associated General Contractors.
Mark Ellard has been appointed interim president of Bevill State Community College. Ellard serves as the college’s executive vice president and has been on staff for more than 16 years. Thomas Huebner Jr., who recently served as interim president, is returning to his duties as dean of student services at Shelton State Community College.
Education Corp. of America has named Stu Reed its new CEO. He replaces Tom Moore, who will become vice chairman of the ECA board of directors. Reed formerly served as COO of ECA.
Samford University has appointed Lisa Imbragulio to associate vice president for business and financial affairs and W. Clark Watson as general counsel. Watson is a partner with Balch & Bingham LLP.
Alabama A&M University physicist and former dean Matthew Edwards has been chosen to serve as guest editor of the American Journal of Materials Science.
Brookwood Medical Center has named Charles “Chuck” Stark its new chief executive officer. Stark succeeds Garry Gause, who has been promoted to Southern Region CEO of Tenet Healthcare, Brookwood’s parent company.
Starnes Davis Florie has named Amber Whillock a partner in the firm. In addition, attorney Bob MacKenzie has been named president-elect for 2015 of the Birmingham Bar Association.
Balch & Bingham LLP has named Conrad Anderson IV, Thomas DeLawrence, Franklin Long Jr., Michel Marcoux, W. Brad Neighbors, Chad Pilcher, Brandon Robinson, Mary Forman Samuels and Geremy Gregory partners.
The Alabama Associated General Contractors has installed Rick Pate, president of Pate Landscape Co. Inc., as its chapter president. Kimberly Smith Chastang, with Jackson Concrete Pumping, was installed as associate president. Other officers are Dell McDonald of Huntsville, Gary Savage of Birmingham, Alex Whaley II of Troy, and Larry Hall of Pace, Florida.
Rob Walker, of Rob Walker Architects LLC in Birmingham, has been chosen as AIA Regional Representative, Gulf States region for 2015-2017. AIA Gulf States represents Louisiana, Arkansas, Tennessee, Mississippi and Alabama.
Joseph De Sciose, a freelance photographer for Business Alabama and former staff photographer for Southern Living, has recently exhibited photography of the Moss Rock Preserve at the Alabama Center for Architecture in Birmingham.
Gov. Robert Bentley has recently appointed five Alabamians to the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway Development Authority. They are Anna Laurie McKibbens of Tuscaloosa, Martha Stokes of Carrollton, State Rep. Alan Harper of Northport, Horace Horn of Greenville and James Lewis of Demopolis. In addition, by law, the governor is also a member and is represented by Ross Gunnells, who serves as legislative director for the governor. The authority is a four-state interstate compact.