First Freedom adds customer service representative
Margaret East Massengille has joined First Freedom Bank as a customer service representative in the bank’s Lebanon office.
Most recently, Massengille was the operations planning coordinator for the Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency. In that role, she established transportation contracts with several area colleges and worked to secure federal grant funding for the agency. From 2008 until 2011, she worked in the agency’s billing department and provided customer service to clients.
Massengille is a graduate of Tennessee Technological University with a B.S. in business management.
Lattimore Black Morgan & Cain adds Jones to tax division
Lattimore Black Morgan & Cain has added Rachel Jones as a staff member with the tax services department.
Jones previously worked with Crowe Horwath as a staff member in the federal tax division, where she specialized in clients in the manufacturing, construction and agriculture industries.
Cain is a graduate of the University of Tennessee where she received both a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in accountancy.
Henley joins Cabedge Design
Cabedge Design has added creative strategist Brett Henley to its team of designers and business strategists.
Henley has worked for several years as a writer and communicator, helping hundreds of brands — from small business to enterprise level — develop highly targeted communication strategy.
Southeast Venture adds Neal
Commercial real estate company Southeast Venture has added James Neal, Jr., as a broker.
Neal is the son of the late James F. Neal, a Nashville attorney who gained national renown as chief prosecutor of the Watergate case.
Most recently, Neal worked at Luckenback Branding & Promotions, LLC, a marketing and promotions company with outposts in Nashville and Dallas and that he founded in 2010.
Neal also worked for 18 years as principal and founding partner of KMG Marketing, at which he handled key accounts that included Mercedes Benz Financial, the Dallas Mavericks and Blockbuster. His work experience also includes stints as a consultant for the Wall Street Journal Office Network and as a special projects manager for Box Energy Corp.
“James has lots of experience networking, developing outside investment opportunities and generating new business,” Todd Alexander, Southeast Venture principal and director of brokerage services, said in a release.
Neal is a member of the Advertising Specialty Institute, Promotional Products Association International and the Nashville Convention and Visitors Bureau.