Regions Bank Announces Montgomery Market Executive
Regions Bank announced the return of Arthur DuCote to serve as Market Executive for the
bank in Montgomery and the River Region. DuCote previously led Regions’ Montgomery-area teams from 2001 to 2013, when he moved to Jackson, Mississippi, to serve as Regions’ Mississippi Area President. In addition to his role as Montgomery Market Executive, DuCote will serve as Commercial
Banking Leader for Regions in the Montgomery area, overseeing the bank’s array of customized financial solutions for large companies and major employers in Central Alabama.
Caddell Names New Vice President
Angela Crosby has been promoted to Vice President of Compliance & Ethics. Crosby has been with Caddell since 2011 with primary responsibility for enhancing Caddell Construction’s reputation as an industry leader in business ethics. She has also been spearheading Caddell’s risk management program which will continue to be one of her primary responsibilities in her new role.
Jackson Thornton Announces Promotions
Jackson Thornton announced several recent promotions. Sarah Chandler has been promoted to Senior Manager. Chandler, who joined the firm in 2011, specializes in consulting, financial forecasting and rate design within the utilities industry. Daniel Tew, CPA, has been promoted to Senior Manager. Tew joined the firm in 2009 and specializes in the construction and agriculture industries as well as employee benefit plan audits. Jackson Thornton also promoted Mark Barnett, CPA and Ryan McGowin, CPA to Manager.
New MMFA Director
The Board of Trustees of the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA) announced the appointment of accomplished museum professional and leader Angie Dodson as MMFA’s new Director. Dodson will manage the museum and oversee all activities related to collections, exhibitions, programs, education, special events and fundraising. Dodson spent the past 19 years of her career at the Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens, Washington, D.C., where she has served as the Director of Learning & Engagement, Director of Interpretation & Visitor Services and COO.
Bradley Names New Managing Partner and Chairman of the Board and New Birmingham Office Managing Partner
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP announced that Jonathan M. Skeeters, a partner in the firm’s Nashville, Tennessee, office has been selected by the firm’s board as the new Chairman and Managing Partner. In addition, Dawn Helms Sharff, who has been serving as interim chair, was named Office Managing Partner for the firm’s Birmingham office.
Ainsworth Joins Partners Realty
Partners Realty new agent Avery Ainsworth is a known leader in the community and is passionate about helping people. He brings with him diverse business and entrepreneurial experiences. Ainsworth graduated from Mississippi State University where he earned a degree in Civil Engineering. He is also an accomplished triathlete and outdoor enthusiast.
Faculty Join Huntingdon Teaching Team
Huntingdon College welcomed six teaching professionals to the full-time faculty as classes opened for the fall semester: The Rev. Dr. Diana Abernethy, Assistant Professor of Religion, Department of Religion; Dr. Kyle Christensen, Assistant Professor of Communication Studies, Department of Communication Studies and Psychology; Dr. Emily Hare, Assistant Professor of Biology, Department of Biology; Ms. Laryne Monte, Instructor of Piano, Department of Fine Arts; Dr. Michele Scharff Olson, Huntingdon Class of 1986, Senior Clinical Professor, Department of Sport Science and Physical Education; Director, Institutional Review Board for Human Subjects Research; and Dr. Kristin Zimbelman, Assistant Professor of Teacher Education (Reading Specialist), Department of Teacher Education.