On the Move: 31 January 2013

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 1:45pm
Staff reports

CareSpot names chief medical officer

CareSpot has named Frank J. Campbell as its chief medical officer.

Campbell will be responsible for improving patient and employee satisfaction, working with doctors and nurses to improve patient care, implementing an electronic medical records system across all CareSpot centers, recruiting health care professionals for new cities where CareSpot is opening centers, and developing integrated health care programs in those cities where CareSpot has partnerships with hospitals.

Previously, Campbell was chief medical officer at TriStar Centennial Medical Center. Campbell also served as medical director of operations at Voorhees Hospital in Camden County, N.J.

Hardaway Construction adds assistant project manager

Hardaway Construction Corp. has hired Robert L. Turner as assistant project manager.

Turner arrives after receiving a B.S. degree in construction management from MTSU. 

Prior to receiving his construction degree, Turner was employed at Great South Construction Company in northern Alabama where he held the position of superintendent. 

Kazemi joins RealtyTrust Residential

Nasrin Kazemi has joined the RealtyTrust Residential, LLC, roster of real estate agents after several years in automobile-related sales. 

Kazemi will specialize in residential homes in Davidson and Williamson counties.

Sims joins Fifth Third Bank

Patrick Sims has Fifth Third Bank as assistance vice president and financial center manager for the Tennessee affiliate. 

He comes to Fifth Third from U.S. Bank.

Sims is a graduate of Bellarmine University with a B.S. degree in computer science and a minor in business administration.

Saint Thomas Hospital adds endocrinologist

Saint Thomas Hospital has added Dr. Emily P. Neely, a board certified endocrinologist, to its medical staff.

Neely will treat patients via Endocrinology Diabetes Associates at Saint Thomas Hospital.

Neely received her medical degree from the University of Mississippi School of Medicine. She completed her residency in internal medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and completed a fellowship in endocrinology at the University of North Carolina.

Ogletree Deakins elects Miller a shareholder

Labor and employment law firm Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart has elected Wendy Miller a shareholder. The move brings to 10 the number of Nashville attorneys who hold that position in the firm.

Miller represents employers in both federal and state courts, concentrating her practice in employment litigation. Prior to joining Ogletree Deakins in mid-2006, she was law clerk to the Hon. Thomas T. Woodall of the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals and practiced with the local office of King & Ballow.

Miller earned her law degree from Vanderbilt University with a certificate of specialization in law and business.

Clayton Associates adds Fitzgerald as senior advisor

Clayton Associates announced today the addition of Jim Fitzgerald, founder and former president of HealthTrust Purchasing Group (HPG), as senior advisor.

Fitzgerald will be joining Larry Kloess, a former HCA TriStar president, at the firm. Kloess will also serve as a senior advisor. 

Fitzgerald led Brentwood-based HPG from its formation in 1999 until his retirement in May 2012. He oversaw the financial and operational functions for HPG and also managed the contracting for suppliers, pharmaceuticals and capital equipment, totaling more than $20 billion annually.

Fitzgerald also once held several positions with HCA. 

"Jim brings a unique skill set and perspective that make him an excellent enhancement to our team – and a great asset to our entrepreneurs," Stuart McWhorter, Clayton Associates chairman and president, said in a release. "The entrepreneurial community is fortunate to have a healthcare executive as talented as Jim, who is willing to share his knowledge and experience with others."

Clayton Associates provides equity capital for early-stage companies in the Southeast.

Tennessee Business Roundtable names ED

The Tennessee Business Roundtable has named announce Charles “Charlie” Howorth its executive director.

Howorth will help continue the TBR’s work addressing key public policy issues facing the business community including private property rights, judicial selection, education, workers' compensation and health care.

Howorth once worked at Bellsouth, first acting as general counsel before being named regulatory vice president. He has served on the board of directors of numerous organizations, including the Nashville Symphony, United Way and the Center for Nonprofit Management. Most recently he worked as a consultant in the telecommunications field. 

Howorth has a B.A. degree in history from Milsaps College, as well as a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Mississippi.

“Charlie has a proven track record as a successful senior executive who has extensive experience working with policy makers on significant public policy issues,” Gregg Morton, TBR president, said in a release. “I am excited to have someone of Charlie's caliber leading the Tennessee Business Roundtable.”

The Tennessee Business Roundtable comprises senior-level business leaders seeking to collaborate with state government and business organizations to develop and implement policy supporting business and economic growth.

GS&P announces staff addition & accreditations

Gresham, Smith and Partners has announced various staff additions, licensures, and accreditations/

Ben Luke joins GS&P as an environmental engineer intern in the water services division. Luke holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in civil engineering, both from Mississippi State University. He will be involved in various projects for clients in the water, wastewater, and environmental engineering fields.

Kevin Eakes, a civil engineer intern in the land planning division, recently achieved his professional engineer certification in the state of Tennessee. Eakes has worked on a wide variety of projects for GS&P, including industrial plants and expansions and land-use development plans. 

Curtis Smith, a civil engineer in the land planning division, recently passed the Autodesk Civil 3D 2013 certification exam. There are only 126 Civil 3D 2013 Certified Professionals in the U.S., and Smith is the only person in the state of Tennessee to earn the certification, according to GS&P officials. Smith has been with GS&P for two years and has worked on a variety of commercial, industrial, municipal, medical, energy and institutional projects.

Symbion promotes 13

Symbion Inc. has announced the following staff promotions:

Chad Baldwin has been promoted to vice president, acquisitions and development. He previously served as assistant vice president.

Lauren Whitsett has been named vice president, product line planning. She was previously assistant vice president.

Adam Gleavespreviously director of risk and insurance, has been appointed assistant vice president.

Nita Hill has been promoted from benefits director to benefits assistant vice president.

Human resources coordinator Leslie Ann Sharp has been promoted to human resources generalist.

Elise Gregory, Jeff Harris and Teresa Saunders have been elevated to the role of accounting manager. Previously, they served as senior accountants.

Lanie Brooks, Lynsey Goldsby, Anne Hester, Suzanne Monroe and Dennis Miruka have been promoted to senior accountants. They previously served as accountants/financial analysts.



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