Browder takes new role at RegionalCare
Following the announcement that RegionalCare Hospital Partners has purchased Essent Healthcare, Mike Browder, who previously served as CEO of Essent, has been named executive vice president and CFO of the merged companies.
Browder replaces former RegionalCare CFO John K. Bakewell.
Insperity names Harrison as district manager
National human resources advisory firm Insperity has named Walt Harrison district manager of its new Nashville sales office.
Before joining Insperity, Harrison was Tennessee district manager for UnitedHealthcare’s Dual Complete Preferred division. The U.S. Air Force veteran also owned an Allstate agency in Franklin and received a bachelor’s degree in business from Saint Leo University in Tampa, Fla.
DeSalvo joins Nashville School of Law as instructor
The Nashville School of Law has added to its faculty Ramona P. DeSalvo as an intellectual property law instructor.
DeSalvo has been in private practice since October 2008. In May 2010, she resumed operation of Vision Management, a company she founded in the 1990s to advise artists and songwriters. Prior to 2008, DeSalvo worked for six years with Nashville-based King & Ballow, where she was of-counsel and served as a senior associate.
In addition, DeSalvo has taught law at Middle Tennessee State University since 2007. She earned her law degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Law, and a bachelor of arts degree from the University of California.
Tatum taps local to lead national health care group
Professional services and consulting firm Tatum has promoted locally based managing partner Nancy Falls to lead its national health care group.
Falls has been with Tatum since 2007. Before that, she was associate provost for finance and administration at Vanderbilt University and held senior investor relations roles at UCAR International and Magnetek.
In her role at Tatum, Falls will be in charge of the firm’s health care practice.
Warth joins Neal & Harwell
Andrew Warth has joined Neal & Harwell PLC as an associate. Warth’s practice focuses on civil and criminal litigation.
Warth was a law clerk for Judge Aleta A. Trauger, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee, from 2008-11. From 2006-08, he was an associate in the Dallas office of international law firm Jones Day.
Warth received his J.D. from the Vanderbilt University School of Law. He received a B.A. in political science from Northwestern University.
Hermitage Kitchen Design Gallery taps Cunningham
Hermitage Lighting Gallery has tapped Paul Cunningham to serve as designer and project manager of the company’s expansion of its full-service Hermitage Kitchen Design Gallery.
Prior to relocating to Nashville, Cunningham worked in the retail sales and design department at Mountaineer Woodcraft Cabinetry in Fairmont, W. Va. The 29-year industry veteran has held positions as sales manager, district trainer, design specialist and operations manager. He earned a bachelor’s degree in business management from West Virginia University.
Williamson Medical Center adds CIO
Williamson Medical Center has hired Michael L. Spivey to fill a newly created position as associate administrator/chief information officer.
Spivey is an IT professional with more than a decade of telecommunications, information technology and project management experience in various industries, including health care and financial services.
Immediately prior to joining Williamson Medical Center, Spivey served as director of infrastructure deployment at Community Health Systems, where he was the infrastructure point person for the largest information systems initiative in the company’s history.