BROOKS SEALE JOINS RIVER BANK & TRUST
Montgomery native Brooks Seale has joined River Mortgage Services, a division of River Bank & Trust. He serves as a Vice President and Mortgage Loan Officer in the River Region. For 15 years, his clients have enjoyed his mortgage banking expertise and exceptional customer service. Now he brings his talent and experience to the River Bank team. “Brooks is a dynamic person and an outstanding mortgage banker,” said Jimmy Stubbs, River Bank’s CEO. “He understands the value of community. That’s something our bank is known for, and you just can’t put a price tag on that.” Seale serves as a board member on Dream Court, a local organization that brings adaptive tennis to individuals with special needs. He is also an active member of Trinity Presbyterian Church. The Montgomery Academy alumnus earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Southern Methodist University. Later, he graduated from Leadership Montgomery.
MONTGOMERY CATHOLIC PREPARATORY SCHOOL NAMES NEW DIRECTOR OF ADMISSIONS
“We are excited to welcome Julie Lopez to her new role at Montgomery Catholic. As a past student and a current parent, she knows who we are and believes in our mission. She will be integral in welcoming our new students and their families to our school community,” said Anne Ceasar, school president. From a military family, Lopez attended Montgomery Catholic in elementary and again in high school when her parents were stationed at Maxwell AFB. She holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from Auburn University and has worked as a Director of Marketing and Events Coordinator for the past 13 years.
AT&T ALABAMA ANNOUNCES NEW PRESIDENT
Wayne Hutchens has been named president of AT&T Alabama. Hutchens most recently served as AT&T Alabama assistant vice president of regulatory and external affairs. As president of AT&T Alabama, Hutchens will oversee the company’s government relations efforts in the state, in addition to working closely with community and business leaders, public elected officials and others at AT&T to continue to bring advanced communications technologies to consumers and businesses. “It is my privilege to have been appointed state president, leading a tremendous AT&T team here in Alabama,” said Hutchens. “I look forward to helping continue to build on AT&T’s long history – 138 years and counting – of investment, job creation, innovation and community engagement all across our great state.”
HARTZELL ENGINE TECHNOLOGIES NAMES NEW PRESIDENT
Joe Brown, CEO of Tailwind Technologies Inc., the parent company of Hartzell Engine Technologies LLC, recently announced the retirement of president Mike Disbrow. Industry veteran Keith Bagley took over as the company’s new president on January 1. “I am extremely proud of what we have accomplished here in Montgomery over the past seven years, and I know that there are some great opportunities ahead,” Disbrow said. Prior to his appointment as president of Hartzell Engine Technologies, Bagley had served as the General Manager of Pratt & Whitney’s OEM operation, Columbus Forge, in Columbus, Ga. “I would like to thank Mike and the entire management team at Tailwind Technologies for this wonderful opportunity,” Bagley said. “It’s a tremendous situation to be able to step into a position where the company is not only well-established from a business and culture perspective, but is poised for some exceptional growth in a variety of general aviation markets.”