Executive Appointments

Wednesday, September 28, 2005 at 1:00am

Skyline Medical Center CEO Klein joins LifePoint

Robert Klein, chief executive officer of Skyline Medical Center, has announced his decision to join LifePoint Hospitals as a division president.

Klein will leave HCA at the end of October after 16 years, having served as CEO of Skyline since 2001. Prior to that, he was CEO of Hendersonville Medical Center for three years.

As division president, Klein will assume responsibility for approximately one-fifth of the 52 LifePoint facilities that are located throughout the United States. Established in May 1999 as a spin-off of HCA Inc., LifePoint owns and operates general acute care hospitals located in growing non-urban communities.

Klein completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Louisville and earned his master's in health administration from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Mo.

Civic Bank & Trust taps Austin for CEO post

Randall L. Austin has been named president and CEO of Nashville-based Civic Bank & Trust.

Austin has 30 years of banking experience, most recently as president and CEO of THE BANCorp Inc. and its subsidiary, THE BANK - Oldham County, a $120 million community bank in LaGrange, Ky., that he helped organize in 1993.

His background includes more than 20 years of experience in senior management positions for banks. Austin has a bachelor's degree in accounting from Western Kentucky University and is a graduate of the Kentucky School of Banking. He has served as a director of both the Kentucky Bankers Association and the Community Bankers of Kentucky.

All-American Belin joins Velocity Sports

Yolanda Belin, a four-time All-American in track and field and seasoned collegiate coach, has joined the staff at Velocity Sports Performance of Cool Springs. Belin will work with Velocity clients to implement training programs to improve their athleticism.

Prior to joining Velocity Sports Performance, Belin was a track and field coach at Vanderbilt University. She attended the University of Kansas before transferring to Texas A&M where she earned a bachelor's degree in health education. She has a master's of education in kinesiology and holds a Level II USA Track & Field Certification. Belin was also a semi-finalist in the long jump at the 1992 U.S. Olympic Trials.

Pote named director at Center for Nonprofit Management

Lisa Pote has been selected as the director of consulting for the Center for Nonprofit Management (CNM).

Pote has nine years of experience working with nonprofits in strategic planning, partner identification, program design and outcome measurement. As director of consulting, Pote will manage CNM's consulting program, which helps nearly 250 nonprofits in Middle Tennessee each year and also assists nonprofits in Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, South Carolina and Texas.

Prior to joining the Center, Pote served as the director of community services at Metro's Nashville Career Advancement Center. Pote is a graduate of Syracuse University. She received her master of science in social work at the University of Tennessee, Nashville.

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