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  • July 2021

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    Faulkner Appoints New Dean of College of Health Sciences
    Faulkner University leadership has appointed Dr. Leah Fullman as Dean of the College of Health Sciences. Fullman was appointed as Interim Dean of the College of Health Sciences a year ago and is the director for Speech-Language Pathology at Faulkner. She was Faulkner’s first hire in August 2016 in the College of Health Sciences and spearheaded the development of the Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders and the MA/MS in Speech-Language Pathology.
    Huntingdon Welcomes Marcus Townsend to Sport Science Faculty
    Marcus Townsend, a teacher and coach for Montgomery Public Schools and longtime adjunct instructor for Huntingdon College, will join the Huntingdon College faculty full-time as an instructor of sport science beginning August 1. He has taught physical education for Daisy Lawrence Elementary/Martin Luther King Elementary School, Baldwin Middle School and LAMP High School since 1996.
    Knight Promoted to Division President at Renasant Bank
    Pete Knight has recently been promoted to Division President of South Central Alabama for Renasant Bank. He is based at the downtown Montgomery location. Knight received a degree in finance from Auburn University at Montgomery. He is a board member of the Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce, a board member of the Montgomery Area Business Committee of the Arts, a board member and Immediate Past Chair of Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts and a member of the Montgomery Chamber Business Committee of 100.
    Martha Roby Joins Bradley as Senior Advisor for Governmental Affairs and Economic Development
    Martha Roby has joined Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP as a senior advisor in the Governmental Affairs and Economic Development practice groups. Prior to joining Bradley, Roby served as the U.S. Representative for Alabama’s Second Congressional District from 2011 to 2021. Roby was the first representative from Alabama’s Second Congressional District to serve on the House Appropriations Committee, where at some point she served on six of the 12 subcommittees.
    Faulkner Welcomes New Chief of Police
    David Fowler began as the university’s new Chief of Police on June 1. The announcement followed current Chief of Police Phillip Calvert’s decision to step down after serving as Chief of Police for three years. Fowler, who has served as a police officer for Faulkner, has more than 25 years of experience as a professional law enforcement officer, serving in various positions of leadership for the City of Prattville Police Department.
    Cindy Davis Joins River Bank & Trust
    Cindy Davis has joined River Bank & Trust as Vice President and Relationship Manager. Davis will assist clients in the River Region, sharing her 31 years of banking expertise to help them achieve their financial goals. Davis graduated from Auburn University at Montgomery with a Bachelor of Science in marketing.
    Capell & Howard, P.C. Announces New Shareholder
    Sarah Johnston is a shareholder with Capell & Howard, P.C. She concentrates her practice in the areas of estate and tax planning and in trust and estate administration and litigation. The Birmingham native received her B.S. in Business Administration, magna cum laude, from Auburn University and her Juris Doctor from The University of Alabama School of Law, where she was a member of the John A. Campbell Moot Court Board and the National Trial Team. She earned her LL.M. in taxation from The University of Alabama School of Law.
    Warren Averett Announced Several Employee Promotions
    Warren Averett CPAs and Advisors recently promoted 104 employees across the firm, 11 of who sit in the Montgomery office. Kelly Cochran has been promoted to Principal and serves as Director, Human Resources. Kaleigh Flatt has been promoted to Senior Manager and serves as Director, Client Services & Regional Marketing (South Alabama and Florida Markets). In the Audit Department, Staci Kelley, CPA, was promoted to Principal and two employees were promoted to Senior Associate: Avery Phillips, CPA, and Priya Pirani. In Tax, Morgan Shaver, CPA, was promoted to Supervisor. Henry Lee, CPA, and Sue Han, CPA, were both promoted to Manager in the Firm’s Korean Business Services Division. There were also three promotions in Warren Averett Technology Group: Jessica Jordan was promoted to Cybersecurity Threat and Vulnerability Analyst. Jessica Kearley and Trent Stough were promoted to Project Managers.
    Tammy White Joins Palomar Insurance
    Tammy White is a new addition to Palomar Insurance’s expanding marketing team, joining as Transportation Marketing Representative. Her in depth knowledge of the industry, trucking insurance and personalized service will help clients understand their company’s risks and help shape our insurance products to meet their needs. A native of Birmingham, White has more than 20 years of experience working for a transportation insurance broker.
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