H2U adds Redfern, McIntosh
Health to You (H2U) has hired Elaine Redfern as director of finance and Hollie McIntosh as assistant vice president of clinical and quality oversight.
Redfern will oversee financial operations and direct corporate financial planning, financial reporting and forecasting for multi-company accounting units within H2U. Previously, she was the manager of financial operations for Parallon Technology Solutions.
McIntosh will oversee H2U’s clinical and pharmacy services at H2U health centers and medication management for H2U health coaching participants. Previously, McIntosh was the clinical pharmacy coordinator at Sumner Regional Medical Center.
“As H2U is growing and expanding our population health solutions across the country, we benefit greatly from the expertise of individuals like Hollie and Elaine,” Yonnie Chesley, H2U chief executive officer, said in a release. “Hollie’s oversight of our pharmacy services ensures an even higher quality of care to support our health coaching program and employer-sponsored health clinics. Elaine’s background in finance will help us continue to manage and monitor the financial aspects of our business and achieve our business goals.”
Hiller earns industry recognition
Ruud has named Nashville-based Hiller Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electrical its top contractor for 2013.
Each year Ruud—part of the Rheem family of HVAC products and one of North America’s largest manufacturers of cooling and water heating products — recognizes 10 contractors across the nation. Hiller received the highest recognition because of its work in sales and customer support, according to a release.
“Being named a Ruud Reliable Top Contractor is an honor that I am proud to share with every member of my team,” Jimmy Hiller, president of Hiller, said in the release. “Our dedication to providing our customers with the best products and service possible is what led us to partner with Ruud in the first place. To be recognized for that dedication means we’re delivering not just on our commitment to our partners — but also to our customers.”
Hiller partnered with Comfort Supply and Kenny Pipe & Supply in 2012 to create an in-house supply house for various Hiller locations. Comfort Supply supplies the Ruud HVAC products and Kenny Pipe & Supply supplies the plumbing products. The partnership, referred to as KPACS, allows Hiller to provide its technicians and installers with the HVAC and plumbing supplies and equipment they need on a daily basis.
“Because of the great work Hiller does and the large number of homeowners they serve throughout Tennessee, it made sense for us to create the KPACS partnership,” said Clay Blevins, president of Comfort Supply.
Burr & Forman’s Barnes earns ALA induction
Burr & Forman LLP’s Paula K. Barnes, legal administrator in the firm’s Nashville office, has been inducted as president of the Association of Legal Administrators (ALA), according to Tom Potter, the firm’s managing partner.
Barnes is the first Nashville resident to serve in what is an international leadership position, serving the organization’s 9,000 members worldwide who are involved in the management of law firms, corporate legal departments and government legal agencies. She was inducted on May 21 at the ALA’s 2014 Annual Conference & Exposition in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
“Her dedication to the leadership and advancement of the members of the ALA is admirable, and we know the organization will benefit from her perspective and hard work,” Jim Lowery, chief operating officer of Burr & Forman, said in a release.
Barnes joined Burr & Forman when its Nashville office opened in 2006 and has over 13 years of experience as a legal administrator. Her ALA resume includes both chapter and regional leadership positions. She has served as secretary, vice president and two terms as president of the Middle Tennessee Chapter of ALA.
Previously, Barnes was a projects officer and member of the Conference Planning and Nominating Committees for ALA Region 2, which includes the Southeast. She is a frequent speaker on topics related to management, leadership and coaching/mentoring.
Barnes earned her bachelor’s degree from Grand Canyon University and her master’s degree from Baylor University.
MTSA announces personnel changes
The Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia (MTSA) recently announced the addition of four staff and faculty members and one promotion.
The personnel changes are as follows:
* John Ronning has been named assistant to the vice president for finance. Prior to MTSA, he was an office manager at Scooter J. Construction.
* Rebecca Talley has been named special assistant to the president and dean. Prior to MTSA, she was a liaison for various nonprofits at Alignment Nashville.
* Michael Vollman has been hired as a full-time academic faculty at MTSA. Vollman will teach in both MTSA’s master of science and doctor of nurse anesthesia practice programs. Prior to MTSA, he taught at Vanderbilt and Georgetown universities.
* Jordan Patterson has been named Instructional Technology Specialist at MTSA. In this position, Patterson will provide MTSA faculty and staff with instructional technology support for various online application software. Prior to MTSA, he with DePaul University College of Law.
* Debbie Rose has been promoted to director of financial aid. Previously, she served as MTSA’s coordinator of business operations. .
Magazine names Pinnacle's Collier among nation’s top program managers
For the fourth year, Pinnacle Financial Partners associate Gary Collier has earned a spot on BankInvestment Consultant magazine’s Top 20 Program Managers annual list.
Collier is an executive vice president and manager of Pinnacle Asset Management, the firm’s unit that provides fee-based investment services, and a registered principal with its broker/dealer, Raymond James Financial Services (RJFS). Securities trading and execution is processed through RJFS.
Collier, who is ranked No. 10 on the list, is one of four investment program managers affiliated with Raymond James that made the list of 20. BankInvestment Consultant took the following factors into consideration: growth in team annual production, growth in team assets, average production per advisor, number of advisors under the managers’ direct supervision and number of licensed branch employees under supervision.
Collier, who manages 16 financial consultants whose assets total about $1.6 billion, is based at Pinnacle’s Belle Meade office.
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