Executive Appointments

Friday, May 9, 2008 at 3:12am

Centerstone names McClung its director of technology

Centerstone, the largest behavioral healthcare provider in Tennessee, has announced the addition of Howard McClung as Director of Technology Services.

McClung will manage technical operations and oversee all production systems, data center operations, technology infrastructure and communications networks for Centerstone, Advantage Behavioral Health and Centerstone Research Institute. He also will oversee security and hosted applications such as Centerstone’s electronic health record.

“We are very fortunate to have Howard joining our information systems management team,” said Wayne Easterwood, Vice President for Information Services. “He is a talented and knowledgeable leader who will help keep us at the forefront of technological advancements. Information technology is crucial to Centerstone’s success, and today’s healthcare delivery is dependent upon it now more than ever.”

Prior to joining Centerstone, McClung served as Chief Information Officer for Bass, Berry & Sims in Nashville where he managed strategic direction for technology and oversaw technical operations. McClung holds a B.S. in computer science from Mercer University in Macon, Ga.

Regions Financial promotes Oakley

Regions Financial Corp. announced recently that Allen Oakley has been promoted to corporate and commercial banking executive for Middle Tennessee.

In his new role, Oakley will be responsible for overseeing a team of bankers that provide a full array of financial solutions to meet clients’ needs through the use of traditional bank products, advisory services, and capital markets capabilities.

Oakley, who joined Regions in March of 2007, has over 20 years of banking experience. Prior to joining the bank, he served as managing director for SunTrust Capital Markets.

FirstBank makes two key Nashville-area additions

FirstBank has named two new county presidents and a business banking manager as part of its continuing growth in the Nashville market.

The three banking veterans joining the Nashville leadership team are: David Ott, business banking manager; Clarence Seal, Wilson County president; and Ray Tate, Sumner County president for Lexington, Tenn.-based FirstBank.

Tate will be responsible for overseeing FirstBank operations in the growing community. Most recently, Tate was a financial adviser for Pinnacle Financial Partners in Goodlettsville. He also served as Cookeville city president for First American/AmSouth and a credit analyst for Northwest Financial. He graduated from Middle Tennessee State University with a degree in business administration.

As business banking manager, Ott will develop FirstBank’s business banking department in the Nashville market and will work to build relationships with the bank’s business customers. Ott joins the FirstBank team with 24 years of experience in the banking industry, and has held roles at Barnett Bank, Bank of America and SouthTrust. He most recently worked for Wachovia as senior vice president of business banking in the Nashville market.

Seal will serve as FirstBank’s Wilson County president and will play a key role in opening the bank’s first branch office in Mt. Juliet within the next year. Seal has 19 years of banking experience and previously served as community president in Wilson County for SunTrust bank. Seal graduated from Tennessee Tech University.

New manager at Rochford Realty & Construction

Mary Fulcher has joined Rochford Realty and Construction Company as project manager for the 294-unit Deerfield at Providence apartment community in Mt.Juliet.

Fulcher, a graduate of Belmont University, has four years previous experience with Bristol Development Company.

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