On the Move: 20 May 2014

American Board of Trial Advocates, INSBANK, Smartvue announce updates

INSBANK adds Powell

Green Hills-based Insbank (stylized as INSBANK) has added Janet Powell as a loan processor.

Powell will assist in processing and servicing consumer and commercial loans.

Powell has more than 13 years of experience in the banking industry. Prior to joining INSBANK, she served as an assistant branch manager at the Bank of America in Columbia.

“Janet’s extensive banking background will benefit both INSBANK and our customers, and we’re excited to have her on board,” Jim Rieniets, INSBANK president and CEO, said in a release. “INSBANK continues to grow its commercial base of business, and Janet will deepen our resources to assist clients with their loan requests. She is personally committed to the success of our clients, an attribute that is critical to INSBANK’s operations.”

Smartvue captures national award

Security Products magazine has named Nashville-based Smartvue Corp. as its 2014 Government Security Awards winner for cloud surveillance.

The announcement was made in Washington D.C. at the recently held GovSec Conference, which targets U.S. government, homeland security and law enforcement professionals. A panel of judges from the security industry selected Smartvue for the Platinum Award based on innovation, user friendliness, interoperability, quality, design, market opportunity, impact in the security industry, technical advances and scalability.

"We are humbled by this recognition and appreciate the award,” Martin Renkis, Founder and CEO of Smartvue, said in a release. “This award further establishes Smartvue as the world's most award-winning enterprise-grade cloud software company and video surveillance innovator."

Security Products magazine’s 19-category Government Security Awards ranks among the most recognized product competitions in the government security and the global security marketplace.

American Board of Trial Advocates recognizes Harwell 

The Southeastern Chapters of the American Board of Trial Advocates has tapped Aubrey Harwell, Jr. — co-founder, member and managing partner of Neal & Harwell — its 2014 Trial Lawyer of the Year.

The award was presented at the SEABOTA Conference in Nashville on May 3.

“We are proud to recognize Aubrey as the 2014 Trial Lawyer of the Year,” Wayne Ritchie, president of the Southeastern Chapters of the American Board of Trial Advocates, said in a release. “He is a highly skilled and dedicated lawyer who has made outstanding contributions to the legal profession throughout his career and we honor him for his service.” 

Harwell has served as managing partner of Neal & Harwell since its inception in 1971. He also serves as chair holder of the Jennings A. Jones Chair of Excellence in Free Enterprise in the College of Business at Middle Tennessee State University.

Harwell has served as vice chairman of the Nashville School of Law Board of Trustees and has taught at both Vanderbilt University and Belmont University.

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