On the Move: 5 June 2014

ANS, Comfort Supply, Hoar, LBMC, WEX, Fleet One, Zehnder announce updates

WEX Fleet One adds four, to expand

Nashville-based fuel card company WEX Fleet One has added the following employees:

Shelly Gordon: implementation specialist – partner services;

Kirk Babbitt: regional sales manager – OTR sales.;

Anna Thomas: team leader – customer service;

Brian Perkins: business development specialist – factoring. 

In addition, WEX Fleet One announced in a release it plans to expand its Bakertown Road facility in Antioch.

NCT hires Bleil as registrations manager

Nashville Children’s Theatre, the nation’s oldest professional theatre for young audiences, has added Megan Bleil as registrations manager.

“Megan has been a wonderful part of our staff of Teaching Artists for over a year,” Alicia Fuss, NCT director of education, said in a release. “While we are sad to see Ashley Cartagena leave to join her family in Connecticut, the Registrations Manager opening provided a great opportunity to move Megan into a more permanent position with us. Her strong skills in communication, along with her previous experience in education and theatre, will make this position an easy transition. Megan will help to connect over 60,000 children in Middle Tennessee with theatre experiences each year.”

Bleil received her undergraduate degree in theatre from Butler University and her master’s degree in theatre and drama therapy from Kansas State University, where she became a member of the North American Drama Therapy Association. She previously worked with Mental Health America of Illinois Valley and Children’s Theatre Institute of Indianapolis, and served as Lead Theatre Teacher and Director at the Manhattan Arts Center, Manhattan, KS.

Most recently, Bleil worked as an administrative assistant for Measurement Inc. in Nashville, where she was responsible for implementation of a digital staffing database.

Comfort Supply promotes Warpool, hires Chubb

Comfort Supply, a leading Tennessee wholesaler of Ruud HVAC products, has promoted Robert Warpool to pricing analyst and hired Don Chubb as inside commercial salesman.

Warpool will join the operations team at Comfort Supply’s corporate headquarters in Nashville, while Chubb will join the sales team at the Nashville location at 305 Arlington Ave.

Warpool has been with Comfort Supply since 2005 and previously worked as branch manager of the Murfreesboro office. Prior to his time at Comfort Supply, he was an inside salesman for Hughes Supply in Nashville.

With nearly 20 years in the HVAC industry, he brings extensive management and distribution experience to his new position. In his new role, Warpool will maintain sales pricing accuracy as well as monitor industry pricing trends and identify areas for the company to maximize profitability.

“Rob is a seasoned professional with invaluable management and forecasting experience,” David Sosna, general manager for Comfort Supply, said in a release. “He’s a highly valued and respected member of the team, and we know he’s going to do great work in this new role.

Chubb joins Comfort Supply from Bass Pro Shop, where he served as sales associate. Prior to his retail experience, Chubb worked in the HVAC industry for over 30 years as a commercial outside salesman with both Hughes Supply and Team Air Distributing.

In his new role, Chubb will prepare engineering quotes and submittals and work with Nashville-area contractors to place orders and coordinate pickups and deliveries, among other duties.

“Don has significant experience in commercial HVAC application and design,” said Billy Jobe, sales and marketing manager for Comfort Supply. “We’re excited to grow our commercial sales department and we’re fortunate to have him.”

Chubb is a certified Environmental Protection Agency Refrigerant Proctor with geothermal and variable refrigerant flow training and certification.


ANS adds two

Advanced Network Solutions (ANS) has announced the addition of Rob Bostwick as director of solution delivery and Steven Goodpaster as project manager.

“As ANS continues to grow, it is essential that we provide our customers with additional experienced leaders,” Richard Pinson, ANS CEO, said in a release. “Both Rob and Steve offer technology experience that will enhance the delivery of our managed IT services across the board.”

Both Bostwick and Goodpaster come to ANS from LPS Integration in Nashville. Bostwick served as service manager from 2010, and Goodpaster served as project manager since 2011.

Prior to his work at LPS Integration, Bostwick served as a solutions engineer with Asurion, Inc., from 2007-10.

Goodpaster was previously a teacher with the Sumner County Board of Education from 2004-12.

Bostwick earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Phoenix and Goodpaster earned a Master of Arts in education from the University of Phoenix and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Michigan.

Hoar opens office in D.C.

Hoar Construction, a national construction company with a Nashville-area presence, has announced the opening of a Washington, D.C. office. 

Hoar Construction operates its Tennessee division  in Brentwood.


Swayne joins Zehnder

Zehnder Communications has hired Beth Swayne as account supervisor.

Swayne  will assist with strategic planning and client management of agency accounts including US Radiosurgery/Alliance Oncology.

Previously, she served as group account director for The Johnson Group in Chattanooga.

Swayne graduated magna cum laude from the University of Tennessee with a bachelor’s degree in communications.


LBMC welcomes Clark, Mathis

Nashville-based accounting and business consulting firm Lattimore Black Morgan & Cain, has added Theresa L. Mathis and Christopher Clark  in its Security & Risk Services Practice in the Brentwood office and

Mathis joins the firm as a government contract specialist working with government contracts, proposals, risk services and quality control. She arrives from Brandon Technology Consulting, Inc. where she was the Chief Operations Officer.

“Her operational knowledge and expertise in government contracting will greatly benefit our team as we continue to grow,” Thomas Lewis, Partner-in-charge of LBMC’s Security & Risk Services practice, said in a release.

Mathis is a graduate of Strafford University with an A.A.S. degree in computer information systems. She is currently pursuing her B.A. degree in business management from Strayer University.

Clark has joined the firm as a staff consultant in Security & Risk Services where he will be specializing in security management and information security for healthcare organizations, financial services and business service providers.

Clark garnered experience with security management when he served in the U.S. Army as a military intelligence officer. He held a top security clearance with SCI, twice deployed to Afghanistan and was ranked Best of 5 Captains in his unit’s Intelligence and Security section.

Clark studied history and Spanish at the University of Alabama. He later earned his master’s degree in intelligence studies from American Military University.


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