Executive Appointments

Tuesday, September 2, 2008 at 3:19am

Fleet One announces new hires

Fleet One, a provider of fuel cards and fleet-related payment solutions to businesses and government agencies with vehicles, has announced new hires for its sales & marketing department, as well as its IT division.

Jeremy “Chad” Head joins the company as a technology specialist responsible for terminal support. Previously, Head worked as a technician for Nissan North America and a police officer at Vanderbilt University.

Jeff Uselton joins the company as a local account executive. He has 15 years of experience in the real estate industry and most recently served as property manager for Equity Residential Properties. Uselton attended Atlanta College of Art, where he majored in computer science.

Charles Edwards, Todd Kubiak and Sherri Elder come to Fleet One as over-the-road account executives. Edwards is a graduate of Eastern New Mexico University with a degree in communications. Kubiak is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State University with a bachelor’s in business administration with an emphasis in marketing. Previously, he was with Cracker Barrel Old Country Stores. Elder brings industry and sales experience from Comdata and TripPak. Most recently, she worked with Ambest.

Sara Noriega joins as a local account executive. Noriega is a graduate of MTSU with a bachelor’s in business administration with an emphasis in marketing. Most recently, she was a part of the promotion and sales group at NorthStar Studios.

Able named medical director

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Dr. Antoinne Able has expanded his practice at Nashville General Hospital and been named medical director of the Inpatient Rehabilitation Program at Nashville Rehabilitation Hospital. He is board-certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation and has special interest in spinal cord injury medicine.

Zeitlin taps real estate veteran as managing broker

Zeitlin & Co. Realtors has appointed Mike Nichols managing broker of Zeitlin InTown, its division that focuses on urban real estate. Nichols, the 2009 president-elect of the Greater Nashville Association of Realtors, will establish a new Zeitlin InTown office and recruit agents that specialize in urban real estate. He brings 20 years of real estate experience and most recently served as senior broker at Fridrich & Clark’s Music Row office.

Malone joins Hart Freeland Roberts

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Brenda Malone has joined the corporate/education division of Nashville-based architectural and engineering firm Hart Freeland Roberts as an intern architect. Malone began her architectural studies at Illinois Central College in East Peoria, Ill., later transferring to the College of Architecture and Design at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, where she graduated with a bachelor of architecture degree.

Victor Results adds two

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Victor Results Advertising has hired Sandra Hale as account management supervisor and Megan Newton as assistant account executive.

Hale comes to Victor after working as marketing director for Praxis, a healthcare marketing firm, and as account supervisor at Gish, Sherwood & Friends. She holds a bachelor’s degree in advertising with a minor in marketing from the University of Memphis.

Newton is a 2008 graduate of Ball State University, where she earned a bachelor’s in advertising with a marketing minor. She previously worked with Joseph David Advertising on media and promotions efforts.

Court Appointed Special Advocates names new board

The Tennessee Court Appointed Special Advocates Association has announced the directors and officers of its board for 2008-2009: Suzanne Spicer, president; Kay Brookshire, past-president; Meagan Frazier, Esq., president-elect; Robert Henry, treasurer; Debra Grimes, secretary.

New board members of the organization are Jane Andrews, executive director of CASA of Nashville and Davidson County, and Manuel Mesa, executive director of CASA of Campbell County.

Venture capitalist joins search firm

Don Mundie has moved his venture capital and private equity practice to the executive search firm The Buffkin Group, where he has been named partner of its venture capital and technology practice. Previously, Mundie launched a venture capital search practice for regional search firm Matteson Partners and founded Delta Capital Management in 1992. While managing partner at Delta, Mundie and his team formed three venture funds and invested over $90 million in 36 companies.

Ladd awarded Airport Authority honor

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Stephanie Ladd, human resources manager for the Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority, is the recipient of the 2008 Glenda C. Norvell Award. Named for longtime MNAA employee and community advocate Glenda C. Norvell, this award is presented annually to an MNAA employee who works hard to ensure the Nashville Airports’ Experience is provided to all passengers, business partners and employees.

KVB adds account executive

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Nicole Arnold has been named an associate account executive at Katcher Vaughn & Bailey Public Relations. She will handle media relations and creative support for KVBPR’s health care and civic growth and development clients.

Prior to joining the firm, Arnold interned for FD Ireland, where she supported the business and financial consulting firm with media relations, event management and graphic design. She holds a bachelor’s degree in public relations from The University of Tennessee in Knoxville.

Brokerage names manager for Brentwood office

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Online investment firm Scottrade has promoted Rob Sanders to manage its Maryland Farms branch office. He is responsible for branch operations, managing personnel and providing customer service.

Sanders began his career at Scottrade as an intern. He earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Lipscomb University.

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