Lovell Communications Inc. today announced the addition of Amanda Anderson as senior account supervisor.
Anderson (pictured) has almost a decade of communications and media relations experience, including work in the state and local government, not-for-profit and corporate sectors. Most recently, she served as communications coordinator for Saint Thomas Health. At STH, Anderson directed strategic outreach initiatives, created an online newsroom, maintained relationships with local and national media outlets, and helped drive the social media strategy for the health entity’s family of five hospitals.
A native Nashvillian, Anderson began her career as a reporter for The City Paper. There she developed an interest in education policy, which led to her being named deputy director of communications for the Tennessee Department of Education in 2008. She was appointed director of communications less than two years later.
Anderson holds a degree in mass communications from Middle Tennessee State University.
“Amanda brings experience with in-house hospital public relations and public affairs, and her background in education policy will also be a great benefit for our clients,” Paula Lovell, president and founder of the agency, said in a release.
Nashville-based Lovell is a public relations and crisis communications firm.
Lovell Communications has announced it signed during the second quarter contracts to provide public relations and marketing support for 15 new clients across the country. They are as follows:
TrustPoint Hospital in Murfreesboro, which provides inpatient physical rehabilitation as well as inpatient and outpatient behavioral health services for adults and seniors.
Florida Chemical Co. in Winter Haven, Fla., which assists companies to develop solutions from citrus components and other plant-based products.
Western Dental Services, Inc., in Orange, Calif., a dental and oral health maintenance organizations.
Metro World Child, a faith-based, humanitarian organization dedicated to serving inner-city children throughout New York City and various urban centers around the world.
Asbury Place, in Johnson City, Tenn., specializes in rehabilitation, short-term and long-term skilled care at its 84-bed nursing home facility in East Tennessee
College Living Experience, based in Columbia, Md., provides national post-secondary support to college students with autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, ADHD, and other varying exceptionalities.
Maynard Select, in Nashville, provides commercial refrigeration, residential and commercial HVAC, food service equipment, solar installation and geothermal heating and cooling to residential and commercial customers in Middle Tennessee.
DeSoto Surgery Center, in Southaven, Miss., and Oxford Surgery Center in Oxford, Miss., are ambulatory surgery centers.
Germantown Surgery Center, in Germantown, Tenn., and UroCenter in Memphis are ambulatory surgery centers.
The Biomedical Research Foundation, in Shreveport, La., is northwest Louisiana's knowledge-based economic development agency committed to cultivating and attracting life science enterprises and related technologies.
Hubert Crouch, a Dallas-based attorney with Crouch & Ramey, is the author of the novel Cried For No One.
Competitive Solutions, Inc., in Nashville, Tenn., provides physicians with the business consulting they need to improve their business operations.
Rainy Lake Medical Center is an independent community hospital serving International Falls, Minn., and surrounding communities.
The Green Hills-based public relations pros at Lovell Communications brought on a handful of new clients in the second quarter. Among the wins is one of the nation's largest insurers as well as a retailer out of Bentonville, Ark. The list:
• Mariner Healthcare, which run 21 skilled nursing facilities located in California
• Optimal Radiology, a provider of radiology solutions to hospitals around the country
• Walmart, which employs more than 40,000 people in Tennessee
• UnitedHealthcare, whose parent company has in recent years acquired care management fir Inspiris and payment intermediary AIM Healthcare.