Aegis adds four
Aegis Sciences Corporation recently added to its laboratory and business management staff with four new hires.
Brett Burrell, a graduate of the Tennessee Bar Association’s Leadership Law Class of 2011, joins Aegis Sciences Corporation as compliance officer.
Previously, he served as vice president of compliance for King Pharmaceuticals and, before, practiced corporate and health care law with London & Amburn in Knoxville, Tenn.
Burrell earned his J.D. from the University of Memphis School of Law, an MBA from the University of Mississippi and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Tennessee Technological University.
Amy B. Cadwallader, joins Aegis as the senior scientist for life sciences, and she will work with the Aegis Research and Development Team and Aegis Sports Testing Services.
Previously, she worked with the Laboratorio Antidoping FMSI in Rome, Italy, certified by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to conduct human doping control sample analyses and antidoping research. She also served as adjunct faculty for John Cabot University in the Department of Mathematics, Natural Science and Computer Science.
Cadwallader earned her Ph.D. in pharmacology/toxicology from the University of Utah, an M.S. in biology from Virginia Commonwealth University, and bachelor of science degree from Dickinson College.
Brandi Lambert Puet joins as a clinical scientist for healthcare services.
She completed residencies in pharmacy practice and medication use safety with the Hospital Corporation of America/University of Tennessee.
In 2007, Puet received the Unit Commendation for Exemplary Performance of Duty from the Department of Health and Human Services. She is a member of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy and the American Society of Medication Safety Officers.
Puet holds a doctor of pharmacy degree as well as a bachelor’s degree in biomedical sciences from Auburn University.
Edward Smith Jr. joins Aegis as area logistics coordinator to work closely with professional sports clients.
He was previously the head athletic trainer for the United Football League’s Florida Tuskers and New York Sentinels and the National Football League’s Indianapolis Colts. Smith received the NFL Physicians Society’s Fain-Cain Memorial Award for athletic trainer of the year in 2009.
Smith holds a master’s degree in physical education from Tennessee Technological University; he earned a bachelor’s degree in physical education from Florida State University.
American Red Cross promotes Ferguson
Beth Ferguson, development director for the Heart of Tennessee Chapter, has been promoted to regional communications director for the Volunteer Region of the American Red Cross.
Ferguson, who began her career with the Greater Chattanooga Area Red Cross in 2004, is a veteran of public affairs work for Hurricane Katrina, Hurricane Gustav, the Good Friday Tornado and the historic May 2010 Flooding. She will lead a team in shaping the Red Cross message to the residents of the 62 counties that comprise the Volunteer Region in Middle and West Tennessee.
TriStar Centennial announces VP
TriStar Centennial Medical Center has announced Trudi Lovinski, registered nurse and certified professional in healthcare quality, has been promoted to the position of vice president of quality and risk management.
Lovinski began her career at Centennial as director of quality and risk management in August 2000. She has served in director of quality and risk management roles with an emphasis on regulatory compliance.
Lovinski received licensure as a registered nurse through Wheeling Hospital School of Nursing, Wheeling, W. Va, and a bachelor’s degree in healthcare administration from the College of St. Francis.
Emma promotes two
Emma Inc. has promoted Patrick Block and Scott Sears.
Block will serve as Emma's director of financial planning and analysis. He has worked at Emma since 2007, previously as manager of financial planning and analysis. His professional background in finance also includes stints as a financial analyst at Healthways and as a senior financial analyst at Managed Health Network. Block graduated with a bachelor's in business and Chinese from Trinity University.
Sears has been promoted from IT operations lead to director of operations. He will provide tools, guidance, coordination and support to all of Emma's teams, ensuring ease of communication, collaboration and efficient operations. Sears is co-owner of Nashville restaurant Flyte. Previously, he was one of the owners of the city's original Internet service provider, Telalink. Sears graduated from Vanderbilt University.
GS&P announces staff additions
Gresham, Smith and Partners announce the following staff additions:
Tracey Curray rejoined the firm as a senior plumbing designer in the building and industrial division. He brings 22 years of experience in plumbing design, including seven previous years at GS&P. Curray earned an associate’s degree in architectural engineering technology from Nashville State Technical Institute.
Seth Dobyns joins GS&P as an environmental engineer intern in the water resources division. He earned a bachelor’s of science degree in civil and environmental engineering from Florida State University in 2011.
Graham Hamlin, Jr., joins GS&P as a computer system analyst in the corporate services division. He has 10 years of experience in computer technology and technical support. Hamlin studied game art & design at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh.
Tim Huber joins the firm as a landscape architect intern in the land planning and design division. He brings more than a year of experience in landscape architecture and design. Huber earned a bachelor’s of science degree in landscape architecture from Purdue University.
Scott Lunsford joins GS&P as a senior communication technology designer in the building and industrial division. He has 18 years of experience in communication systems and technology. Lunsford earned a bachelor’s of science degree in mass communication from Middle Tennessee State University.
Mary McCoy joins the firm as a marketing production designer in the corporate services division. She brings more than 10 years of experience in graphic design and marketing and earned a bachelor of fine arts degree from St. John’s University.
Adam Moser has rejoined the firm as a senior intelligent transportation systems communication engineer in the transportation division. He has 16 years of experience in transportation and traffic management — including four previous years at GS&P — with expertise in advanced traffic management systems. Moser earned a bachelor’s of science degree in civil engineering from Michigan State University.
Jennifer Murphy has rejoined GS&P as a senior interior designer in the Nashville Design Studio. She has more than 17 years of interior design and project management experience, including seven previous years at GS&P. She earned a bachelor of science degree in interior design from the University of Tennessee.
Joel Zuger joins the firm as a network administrator in the corporate services division. He brings five years of experience in networks and systems administration. Zuger earned an associate’s degree in computer information systems from Volunteer State Community College.