On the Move: 30 May 2013

Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at 7:26pm
Staff reports

Cluck joins First Freedom

Kitty L. Cluck has joined First Freedom Bank as a personal banker in the Mt. Juliet office, according to John Lancaster, the bank’s president and CEO.

Cluck will provide guidance, counseling and assistance on new accounts and loans.

“Kitty is an experienced personal banker who is dedicated to the community,” Lancaster said in a release. “We are delighted to welcome her to our team.” 

Cluck has more than eight years of banking experience and was previously a personal banker at SunTrust Bank.

Regions hires senior VP

Regions Bank has hired industry veteran Tammy Johnston as senior vice president and relationship manager for Nashville and Middle Tennessee.

Johnston, who will focus on government, institutional and nonprofit clients, brings more than 25 years of experience in both commercial banking and trust. Prior to joining Regions, she held positions with Indiana National Bank, Bank of America, AmSouth/Regions and, most recently, Fifth Third Bank.

Johnston earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Indiana University. She has served as board member of Nashville’s Table, the Young Leader’s Council and Nashville Children’s Theatre, and is also an alumna of Leadership Middle Tennessee and Young Leader’s Council.

Corizon hires Mooningham as analyst

Corizon has added Tonya Mooningham to its Brentwood Clinical Services team as a clinical risk management analyst.

A registered nurse, Mooningham will lead the evaluations of clinically related compliance line phone calls and address internal feedback. She will perform chart reviews, participate in Corizon’s sentinel event process and assist in the analysis of professional liability records.

“Tonya exemplifies a strong commitment to quality care and patient safety,” Dr. Rebekah Haggard, Corizon vice president and patient safety officer, said in a release. “She will be a vital asset to the team and we are confident she will help further the success of the organization.”

Mooningham earned an associate degree in nursing from Tennessee State University and a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Middle Tennessee State University.

ESa Chambers to serve as president of alliance board

Misty Chambers has been installed as president of the Global Alliance for Arts & Health Board of Directors.

Chambers is clinical operations/design specialist with Nashville architectural firm Earl Swensson Associates, Inc. (ESa). She serves in a health care planning, design and research capacity for ESa and is also a licensed registered nurse with nearly three decades of experience. Chambers joined ESa in 2006 after serving as director of facilities planning at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt University.

Donna Glassford, also of Nashville, is currently serving as Interim Executive Director for the Global Alliance. Glassford is president of Donna Glassford Arts in Health Consulting, which develops and coordinates artistic programming for health care clients across the country. She is a past secretary of the Global Alliance board.

Formerly the Society for the Arts in Healthcare, the Global Alliance for Arts & Health is a 24-year-old non-profit membership organization based in Washington, D.C. that is dedicated to advancing the arts and health field for the benefit of individuals and communities worldwide.

Baker Donelson adds associate

Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz has added Stephen D. Hargraves as an associate in the firm's Nashville office.

Hargraves will serve as a member of Baker Donelson’s securities/corporate governance group and its corporate/mergers and acquisitions group. He will focus his practice on the representation of public and private companies in transactional, corporate governance, securities and hospitality, franchising and distribution matters. His experience includes mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital transactions, business entity formation and general corporate matters, preparation and review of Securities and Exchange Commission filings and Securities Act compliance.

A 2009 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Law, Hargraves also earned a master’s degree in accounting and a bachelor’s degree in business administration-accounting from UT.

Hargraves previously worked as a certified public accountant in assurance. He is a member of the Tennessee State Board of Accountancy and the Tennessee and American bar associations.

Dollar General names Taylor as general counsel

Dollar General has stayed in-house in naming a successor to General Counsel Susan Lanigan, naming Rhonda Taylor to take over the job.

Taylor has been with Goodlettsville-based Dollar General since 2000. She has been a vice president and assistant GC since March of 2010. Prior to joining Dollar General in 2000, Taylor worked in the Nashville office of labor law firm Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart. Ms. Taylor is a 1989 graduate of Birmingham-Southern College and a 1992 graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law.

Lanigan — who received a new contract a year ago — announced her plans to leave Dollar General in March after 11 years at the retailer. At the time, the company said it would look at both internal and external candidates to take her place.