Attorneys interested in filling the Bankruptcy Court bench seat that will be vacated by Keith Lundin next June have until Aug. 25 to submit their applications to the Sixth Circuit in Cincinnati. The job's term is 14 years and pays more than $185,000 per year. Check out more info here.
Prison health care provider Corizon has hired Chris Bell to lead its business development efforts across the Southeast. Bell, who worked with Corizon from 2007 to 2009, had been with Birmingham-based competitor NaphCare. He fills a role previously held by Martha Harbin, who has been named Corizon's first director of external relations. Get more info here.
The Nashville Convention and Visitors Corp. has added three board of directors members: Jana Davis, senior vice president of Corporate Affairs of HCA; Stuart McWhorter, president and CEO of the Nashville Entrepreneur Center; and Dan Piotrowski, general manager of Omni Nashville Hotel.
Ken Levitan, president of Vector Management, will continue to serve as chairman of the NCVC board for the 2015-16 fiscal year. Beth Seigenthaler Courtney, chairman and CEO of Seigenthaler Public Relations, will serve as chair-elect.
“With 54 months of record growth, Nashville’s hospitality industry is performing better than it ever has. Our board’s focus is on sustaining the success long-term,” Levitan (pictured) said. “I look forward to working with existing and new board members during this historic time for the industry.”
Other existing NCVC board members include:
Ed Hardy, Great American Country
Ronnie Smith, Regions Bank
John Fleming, Renaissance Nashville Hotel
Pete Weien, Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center
John Esposito, Warner Music Group
Beth Fortune, Vanderbilt University
Mignon Francois, Cupcake Collection
Max Goldberg, Strategic Hospitality
Kevin Lavender, Fifth Third Bank
Deb McDermott, Young Broadcasting
Bob Patterson, Bradley, Arant, Boult Cummings
Tony Phillips, Loews Vanderbilt Hotel
Rick Schwartz, Nashville Zoo at Grassmere
Butch Spyridon, NCVC
Waverly Crenshaw, Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis (legal counsel)
Howard Kittell, Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage: Home of the People’s President (chair of tourism and convention commission)
Sarah Trahern, Country Music Association
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