Jerusha T. Adams Joins Capell & Howard
Capell & Howard P.C. recently welcomed Jerusha T. Adams to the firm as a shareholder. Adams’ practice includes general litigation, appeals, employment and labor relations, and health care. Adams previously worked as an Assistant United States Attorney and as Senior Litigation Counsel for the United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Alabama in both the Civil and Criminal Divisions.
Sasser, Sefton & Brown Welcomes New Associate
Sasser, Sefton & Brown, P.C. welcomes Jae Reong “Jael” Kim as a new associate. Kim graduated from Emory University School of Law in May 2016, where she was a member of Emory Corporate Governance and Account-ability Review. Prior to joining the firm, Kim worked as an associate at a law firm in Georgia focusing her practice primarily on financing and real estate law with an emphasis on commercial lending transactions.
The Gift of Life Foundation Appoints Exec Director
The Gift of Life Foundation (GOL) Board of Directors has appointed veteran maternal child health administrator Dr. Regina Traylor, DHSc, as the organization’s interim executive director. Traylor, who also serves as GOL’s director of family coaching programs, brings a diverse breadth of experience to the role with more than two decades of leadership in public health nursing, maternal child health program
management, quality improvement, program evaluation, and nursing education programs.
Trustmark Announces Staff Moves
Trustmark recently announced that Cathy Duncan, Vice President, has been named Branch Manager II at its Montgomery Taylor Road office. Duncan received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Faulkner University.
Edmund Bradley Driver has been named Commercial Relationship Manager at Trustmark’s downtown Montgomery office, where he previously served as Mortgage Loan Officer. Driver joined Trustmark in 2016. He has more than 37 years of experience in the banking industry, with extensive knowledge and expertise in commercial real estate, mortgage lending and commercial banking.
Trustmark also announced that Jason Kocher, Assistant Vice President, has been named Private Banking Relationship Manager Associate at its downtown Montgomery office, where he previously
served as Branch Manager. Kocher has 22 years of banking experience and attended Auburn University.
Lynn Swink Joins Palomar
Palomar Insurance recently announced that Lynn Swink has joined the company as Director of Personal Lines Sales. Swink will be responsible for creating and implementing strategies to drive new personal lines business and create insurance solutions for families with more complex portfolios.
Healthcare Center Welcomes New Administrator
Capitol Hill Healthcare Center has announced the hiring of a new administrator. Michael Burnett will manage operations for the 284-bed skilled nursing center in Montgomery. Burnett is a dedicated health- care professional with more than 14 years of experience in long-term care. He has been with Capitol Hill since 2014.
Longleaf Wealth Management Team Grows
The Longleaf Wealth Management team at UBS Financial Services recently added Dustin Hatfield as a Wealth Strategy Associate. Hatfield is a recent graduate of Auburn University at Montgomery with a degree in economics. While at AUM, he was involved with the Economics and Investment Clubs, along with being on the dean’s list.
Dennis Nabors Joins Rushton Stakely
Rushton Stakely announced that Dennis Nabors has become Of Counsel to the firm. Nabors joins Rushton Stakely after enjoying a distinguished career that has included service as Chief of Staff to Governor Guy Hunt, Assistant Attorney General for Alabama’s White-Collar Crime and Civil Rights Division, City Attorney for Montgomery and Executive Vice President and Chief Lobbyist for the Alabama Hospital Association.
AUM Selects New College of Business Dean
Auburn University at Montgomery will welcome Ross N. Dickens as its new College of Business Dean in July. Dickens, who has served as dean and professor of finance at the University of Tennessee at Martin College of Business and Global Affairs since August 2013, will assume the deanship on July 1. Dickens will succeed Rhea Ingram, who will return to a faculty role after serving as dean since August 2011.