Milam Results Marketing adds three staff members
Milam Results Marketing Inc., a full-service direct response advertising agency based in Brentwood, has announced the addition of three new staff members.
Mary Buckner has been hired as creative director. Buckner brings more than 20 years of experience in direct response marketing and was formerly creative director for Agawam Direct in the Boston area. More recently, she served for 10 years as marketing vice president for FISI-Madison Financial. Buckner is a published author, and her third novel was released by Penguin last month. Buckner graduated with English honors from Memphis State University, studied writing at Harvard University, and then earned her master's degree in creative writing at Boston University.
Toni Lewis has been hired as accounts coordinator. She brings extensive experience in sales management, event planning and marketing in the hospitality industry. Prior to joining Milam, Lewis operated her own company in Brentwood for five years where she applied her business and financial analysis skills.
Stacey Alexander has been hired as assistant media buyer. Prior to joining Milam, Alexander worked in public relations and sales for several media companies and an automotive dealership. Alexander graduated with a degree in marketing from Auburn University.
Sitening hires senior designer
Sitening, a premier Web development firm specializing in strategic open source solutions, has named Jon Henshaw senior designer and Web site marketing strategist. Henshaw will expand the firm's focus on Web development.
Henshaw brings to Sitening many years of experience in Web design, search engine optimization and usability engineering. He received his bachelor's degree from Samford University and earned a master's degree from the University of Colorado at Denver. His prior positions included stints at Visa, Centra Stone (formerly Newdea) and a partnership in a Denver-based consulting firm.
Fifth Third Bank welcomes Wepking
Fifth Third Bank (Tennessee) has named Phil Wepking as banking center manager of the Williamson Square Banking Center. Wepking began his career with Fifth Third as a financial specialist and transferred from the bank's Western Ohio affiliate. Prior to his Fifth Third career, he worked as an account manager for GE Capital.
Wepking received his bachelor's degree in marketing from the University of Cincinnati.
Logan's Roadhouse hires purchasing VP
Logan's Roadhouse Inc. has hired Lynne Wildman to fill the newly created position of vice president, purchasing. Wildman will be responsible for all aspects of the restaurant company's product procurement, vendor relations and supply chain management.
Wildman has more than 12 years of commodity and restaurant purchasing experience. Most recently, she served as vice president, purchasing, for ARCOP, where she was a key player in all aspects of purchasing for Arby's purchasing cooperative. Prior to her experience at ARCOP, she worked in purchasing and distribution at Darden Restaurants, in purchasing at Kentucky Fried Chicken and as a commodities merchant at Cargill.
Wildman earned bachelor's and master's degrees in agricultural economics from the University of Illinois.
Colton joins Murrah Music
Attorney Doug Colton has joined the staff of Murrah Music Corp. as its general counsel and director, international relations. In addition, Colton and Murrah have formed Murrah Colton Entertainment, a multi-genre music publishing and production venture.
Colton's area of expertise is in intellectual property and entertainment law. During his years at Sukin Law Group, practicing in Nashville and New York, Colton represented a diverse group of songwriters, recording artists and music publishers, including Warner Chappell Music and the estates of George and Ira Gershwin, and Elvis Presley.
Before graduating from Vanderbilt University Law School, Colton was the lead singer and primary songwriter for a local rock band.
THDA selects new CFO
The Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA) has selected Alice Williams as its new chief financial officer. Williams replaces former CFO, Ted Fellman, who is now THDA executive director.
Williams began her career in the health care industry. After 12 years, she moved to the private business sector and worked as CFO for several companies. Williams' last employment prior to operating her own accounting and tax practice was with food distribution company Robert Orr.
Williams has a Bachelor of Science degree from Belmont University, a master's degree from the University of South Carolina and a doctorate from Canbourne University in London. Williams also teaches night classes for adults in accounting and finance in the graduate program at the University of Phoenix.
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