Executive Appointments

Wednesday, February 22, 2006 at 1:00am

Skanska names Hatch to lead health business

Skanska USA Building Inc. has named Joey Hatch corporate executive vice president with responsibility for the company's health care business.

Hatch has more than 32 years in the construction industry and will continue to oversee Skanska's Nashville operations, which focus primarily on health care construction.

Hatch is a founding board member of the ACE Mentor Program of Tennessee, a board member of the Nashville State Community College Foundation and an advisory board member for the Purdue University Building Construction Management Program.

Outland, Mcillwain join Pinnacle

Veteran financial services professionals Gail Outland and Becky McIllwain have joined Pinnacle Financial Partners.

Outland will serve as senior vice president to head up Pinnacle's new merchant bankcard sales and service program. She brings 20 years of merchant bankcard experience, most recently from Cumberland Bank. Outland served in similar positions at First American/AmSouth Bank and Dominion/First Union (now US Bank). She holds a bachelor's degree from Austin Peay State University.

McIllwain brings more than 15 years of experience to her role of client service specialist. She comes from AmSouth/First American where she most recently served as assistant branch manager for its Music Row office. McIllwain holds licenses in life insurance and Series 6 investments. She is a member of the CMA (Country Music Association), the GMA (Gospel Music Association) and a member of NARAS.

Boult Cummings names Wood managing director

Boult, Cummings, Conners & Berry, PLC, has named Robert E. Wood managing director of the firm. Wood succeeds Robert S. Patterson, who had served in the role since February 2000.

Wood joined the firm in 1983 after graduating from law school at Emory University. He has served on Boult's five-member board of governors since January 2004 and leads the firm's Real Estate Finance Practice Team.

A native of Nashville, Wood attended Lipscomb University and currently serves as president of the Lipscomb University Business Leadership Council. He is also on the Board of Directors of Rocketown, Inc., a nonprofit organization focused on outreach programs for youth ages 12-20.

Sony/ATV Music Publishing hires Wood as senior director

Sony/ATV Music Publishing Nashville announces that Marc Wood has been hired as senior director of film and television licensing and advertising.

Wood began his publishing career at Acuff-Rose Music Publishing in 1988. He held various positions there in the royalty, international business and synchronization licensing department. He was director of licensing when Sony/ATV Music Publishing acquired the Acuff-Rose catalog in 2002, and assumed that same role at Sony/ATV Nashville before departing in 2003 to pursue other interests.

Wood has worked closely with ad agencies and film studios in the placement of songs from the Acuff-Rose and Sony/ATV Nashville catalogs in national ad campaigns and feature films. In his new position, he will continue to build upon these relationships to increase the profile of Sony/ATV Nashville's catalogs. He will work with clients in all the major U.S. media markets and follow through with contract negotiations and on-going client relations.

Ingram Publisher Services hires Cross as VP of PR

Ingram Publisher Services Inc. (IPS), a subsidiary of Ingram Book Group Inc., has appointed Karen Cross vice president of publisher relations.

Cross will be responsible for the implementation of the next phase of the development of Ingram Publisher Services and will be based in the San Francisco area.

Cross most recently served as executive vice president of marketing at Publisher's Group West.

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