On the Move: 31 July 2013

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at 10:05pm
Staff reports

Watkins adds four board members

Watkins College of Art, Design & Film has added four trustees to its board, according to board chair Samuel E. Stumpf, Jr.

The newcomers are as follows: William H. Braddy III, senior vice president, U. S. Trust; Deborah G. Crowder, executive vice president, SunTrust Banks, Inc.; Marci Mason, CEO, Marci Mason Media; and Cano A. Ozgener, owner, OZ. Each will serve a three-year term.

Trustees continuing in their terms are as follows: Beth Scott Clayton Amos, Lynn Bennett, David H. Berryman, James H. Clayton III, Stephanie Conner, Dee Doochin, Paul D. Gilbert, Lee Ann Hawkins, Taylor H. Henry (secretary/treasurer), Reggie Hill, James R. Kelley, Jerry L. Maynard II, Carol L. McCoy, Ken McDonald (vice chair), Eileen N. McGinn, Lucille Nabors, Kimberly Neible, Debbye Oliver, Walter F. Schatz, Steve Sirls, John M. Steele, Samuel E. Stumpf, Jr. (chair), Tarun Surti, Laura Turner, and Waddell H. Wright.

Continuing as members of the Watkins Board of Commissioners are Susan A. Basham, Brownlee O. Currey, Jr., and Walter Knestrick. 

Watkins President Ellen Meyer, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Attorney General Robert E. Cooper, Jr., serve as ex officio trustees.

Wolfe joins APA as agent

Travis Wolfe has joined APA's Nashville headquarters as agent, according to Steve Lassiter, APA senior vice president/partner.

Wolfe, who was formerly with Paradigm, will focus his efforts on the firm's expanding corporate and special events division.  Most recently, Wolfe was named one of the 2012 Emerging Talent Agent of the Year by the International Entertainment Buyers Association.

"I'm very pleased to have Travis join our team," Lassiter said in a release.  "His knowledge, passion and experience in this sector will be a great asset to our firm as we continue to expand in this arena." 

Wolfe began his career in artist management for country music singer Neal McCoy, while also owning a small production company specializing in college and festival events.  He went on to work in sales at TBA Global, where he helped book talent for special event clients such as State Farm, Jackson Hewitt and Accenture.

Churchill Mortgage welcomes five in Brentwood office  

Churchill Mortgage has added 11 new  to its branches in Georgia, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Washington.

In Brentwood, Churchill adds Pamela Kennedy as VIP program manager with more than 15 years of experience in the technology industry, and Elizabeth Stidham as a set-up manager with seven years of specialty lending experience with the U.S. Department of Education.

With nearly two decades of combined industry experience, Brandon Curtis and Jullian Davis join as a technical support specialist and a home loan specialist, respectively, while Kelsie Johnson is the branch’s newest junior processor.

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