F&M Bank hires audit exec, names mortgage manager
Catherine Eden has joined F&M Bank as senior vice president and director of internal audit and compliance. She comes to F&M from T Bank in Dallas, where she was senior VP and chief risk officer, and has more than 25 years experience of compliance and risk management. She also has worked at Sirius Solutions, United Western Bancorp, Jefferson Wells and Matrix Capital Bank.
F&M also has promoted Brian Maggart to mortgage branch manager in Hendersonville. Maggart will supervise the team of mortgage lenders, processors, underwriters and support staff. He has been a top-producing mortgage lender since joining F&M in 2008. Previously, he worked as a home loan specialist at First Tennessee.
change:healthcare expands staff
Health care technology company change:healthcare has named a chief financial officer, promoted its sales chief, hired a new director of sales and hired an art director.
A financial services professional with 25 years of experience, Julia Polk will manage the company’s finances. Most recently, she was a consultant for Nashville-based venture capital company Solidus, which is an investor in the parent company of NashvillePost.com. She has also worked at Morgan Stanley in New York, Equitable Securities and was a CFO for Nashville-based Corporate Childcare.
Page Thompson has been promoted to vice president of sales from director of sales. Thompson has been at the company since October 2007, joining from Edgenet. He previously worked at Colorado Springs-based NetGrafx Internet Web Services and Edwards Jones.
Filling the position of director of sales will be R. Tate McDaniel, who joins the company from SunTrust Bank, where he was director of business development for the bank’s institutional division. Since 1995, he’s held a variety of positions in the financial services industry, including at UBS and WealthTrust.
Katherine Terrell has been named art director and will oversee creative execution of the change:healthcare brand. She joins the company from digital signage company Blast Panel, where she was art director.
Earnest joins Nashville Commercial
Sue Earnest has joined Nashville Commercial|Cushman & Wakefield Alliance, where her focus is on the sales and leasing of industrial and commercial properties. Earnest was most recently employed by Newmark Knight Frank and also was a vice president and affiliate broker for Chas. Hawkins Co. Prior to entering commercial real estate in 2000, she worked with National Material Co.
Corker hires Crenshaw as area field director
The staff of U.S. Sen. Bob Corker has hired Carlie Crenshaw to be its Nashville-area field director. Most recently, Crenshaw worked as a consultant at Jarrard Phillips Cate & Hancock in Brentwood, where she provided communications and consulting services to various corporate health care clients.
Before that, she worked on Capitol Hill as a communications assistant for Florida Sen. Mel Martinez, as communications director of the Tennessee Republican Party and as deputy scheduler on the Friends of Fred Thompson 2008 presidential campaign.
Bridgestone promotes MacDonald
Bridgestone Americas Inc. has promoted Dan MacDonald from executive director of communications to vice president of community and corporate relations.
MacDonald is now responsible for the flow of communications among Bridgestone Americas’ family of companies and its internal and external audiences. A former award-winning broadcast journalist, he joined Bridgestone in 2002.
Bridgestone also announced three other changes in its community and corporate relations department. Succeeding MacDonald as executive director of communications is Don Darden, who was most recently director of media relations. The tire maker also has added two people to its community and corporate relations department. Former Dye Van Mol & Lawrence account executive Elizabeth Lewis has joined the company as a public relations coordinator and former Tennessean reporter Angela Patterson has been named the digital media coordinator.
Benefits To Work announces new leadership
Benefits to Work, a project of the Tennessee Disability Coalition, has hired Alice Owens Gatlin as project manager.
Gatlin has spent more than two decades in social security disability work and administration services. She is a certified clinical research professional and has fulfilled a variety of leadership roles at Vanderbilt University as a part of the office of research. Her education includes a bachelor of science degree in criminal justice and a law degree from Temple University.