On the Move: 1 October 2012

Friday, September 28, 2012 at 6:09pm
Staff reports

Baird adds veteran financial advisor, office manager

Financial holding company Robert W. Baird has tabbed veteran financial advisor Parker Griffith to lead its local wealth management office.

Griffith, who succeeds Fred McLaughlin, arrives from Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, where he was first vice president and branch manager.

Griffith will manage the local Baird office while also serving clients as a financial advisor.

Joining Griffith in moving from Morgan Stanley Smith Barney is Karen Colavecchio, who will serve as branch administrative office manager.

Colavecchio has more than 30 years of industry experience. She began her career at J.C. Bradford and later worked at E.F. Hutton as a wire operator.

Franklin Synergy hires controller

Franklin Synergy Bank has recruited Seth McGill to be its controller.

McGill comes to Franklin Synergy from Nashville CPA firm Maggart & Associates, where he was audit manager.

He is a graduate of Tennessee Technological University and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Shareable Ink appoints Fusacchia CFO

Lance Fusacchia has joined Shareable Ink as chief financial officer. Fusacchia, who brings more than 25 years of experience in the field, will provide financial support of business objectives tied to driving the company’s continued growth.

Most recently Fusacchia founded, served as CEO, and then served as CFO of Webmedx, which was acquired by Nuance in 2011. He has also held positions at several early and mid-stage growth companies, including Automated Healthcare (acquired by McKesson) and Extrel (acquired by Millipore).  

Centerstone names VP

Centerstone has named Becky Stoll vice president for crisis and disaster management.

Stoll has been with Nashville-based Centerstone for 13 years, previously serving as director of crisis services and crisis management strategies.

In addition, Stoll represents Centerstone as board chair and faculty member for the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation.

Stoll holds a bachelor’s degree from Tennessee State University and a master’s degree in social work from the University of Tennessee.

Lipscomb picks Mast to head Academic Success Center

Brian Mast has been appointed senior director for Lipscomb University’s Academic Success Center.

Previously, Mast was executive principal of Antioch High School with Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools and served MNPS as assistant principal at Hillwood and Antioch high schools. 

A Lipscomb graduate, Mast has a master’s degree in special education from Tennessee State University and is pursuing a doctoral degree in leadership and professional practice at Trevecca Nazarene University.   

Spectrum | Emery hires director of property management

Spectrum | Emery has hired Trudy Dixon as director of property management.

Dixon will have oversight of specific buildings and of the management division, including customer service, accounting and engineering.

Dixon arrives at Spectrum | Emery with more than 30 years of experience. Previously, she worked for Spectrum Properties in Charlotte, N.C., as a senior property manager. 

Dixon graduated from Queens University with a B.A. in business administration. 

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