Executive Appointments

Sunday, May 3, 2009 at 10:17pm

Summit Property Management hires Gilbert

Summit Property Management has hired Tricia Gilbert as chief accounting manager for its Cool Springs/Brentwood office. Gilbert comes to Summit with 10 years of accounting and professional property management and accounting experience.

SSR VP named to board of water group

Mike Bernard, vice president and team leader with Smith Seckman Reid Inc., was recently elected to serve on the board of the American Water Works Association’s Kentucky/Tennessee Chapter. Bernard will serve a five-year term, where he will act as trustee, vice chair, chair-elect, chair and eventual past-chair.

Gresham staffers earn LEED stripes

The following Gresham Smith and Partners staffers have earned the U. S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design professional accreditation: Amy Burton, an interior designer in the corporate and urban design division; Doug Karaszewski, a plumbing designer in the ACE division; Chris Lehman, a mechanical engineer in the environment and industry division; Melinda Marvell, an interior designer in the corporate and urban design division; Rob Mineo, a plumbing engineer in the ACE division; Claire Wallace, an intern architect in the health care division; Blake Williams, a project architect in the health care division; Jack Weber, interior design principal in the corporate and urban design division.

Zeitlin brokers get green designations

Laura Evans, Jonathan Smith and Lisa Leonard, agents with Zeitlin & Co. Realtors, have earned specialized “green” designations for completing environmentally focused real estate continued education courses.

Evans, who works in Zeitlin’s NewHomes division, has earned the National Association of Home Builders’ Certified Green Professional designation. Smith, a broker in Zeitlin’s InTown office, and Leonard, a Realtor in the firm’s Green Hills office, have both earned the National Association of Realtors Green Designation, which encourages the Realtor to be an advocate in spreading the green philosophy, and to be a positive force for creating sustainable and energy efficient communities.

Peterson appointed to new position

Anita Peterson has been named administrator for behavioral health services for the TriStar Health System. Peterson has been administrator for Parthenon Pavilion at Centennial Medical Center since 2003. She has served in a variety of leadership roles with TriStar since 1996.

Gish promotes two

Advertising agency Gish Sherwood & Friends has promoted Darek Leech and Derek Hollis. Leech has been promoted to senior designer with the creative department. He joined GS&F in 1997, and in that time has grown to become an award-winning designer. Hollis has been promoted to interactive designer with GS&F’s interactive department, MindReactor. He joined GS&F in 2006.

Sims tapped to lead StoneCrest Medical Center

Mark Sims, a 16-year veteran with TriStar Health System, has been named chief executive officer at StoneCrest Medical Center in Smyrna. Sims served as CEO at Grandview Medical Center in Jasper, Tenn., from 2004 to 2005 and as chief operating officer at Skyline Medical Center from 2001 to 2004. Sims earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Alabama and his MBA from Belmont University.

Courington to serve as CHART executive director

Former American Cancer Society grassroots and legislative director Shelley Courington has been named executive director of Campaign for a Healthy and Responsible Tennessee. In her new role, Courington will create a strategic plan to grow the CHART board of directors and raise awareness of the group’s mission to reduce tobacco use. Before joining CHART, Courington served as division grassroots director for the American Cancer Society.