MedSolutions adds executive VP of operations
Medical cost manager MedSolutions has hired Roger Cheek to be its executive vice president of operations.
Cheek, who has held a number of health care leadership posts after spending more than two decades at Sprint Nextel, will manage Franklin-based MedSolutions’ call centers and oversee its workforce management, customer service and claims processing.
Cheek has previously served as vice president of member services at Prime Therapeutics, a pharmacy benefit manager that works with nearly 20 million people and is owned by 13 BlueCross BlueShield plans. At Prime, he led more than 500 employees in six contact centers.
Before his time at Prime, Cheek worked at Soli Sales Consulting and CuraScript, a unit of PBM Express Scripts.
BMLG promotes VP
The Big Machine Label Group has promoted Kelly Rich to senior vice president of sales, marketing and interactive.
Rich, who previously served as vice president of the department, will continue to lead sales and marketing efforts for the label's roster of artists, which includes Taylor Swift, Tim McGraw, Rascal Flatts and The Band Perry, among others.
Rich is an industry veteran with more than 22 years of experience. Previously, she was the vice president of sales for Universal Music Group Nashville and was a part of the Dreamworks and BMG/Arista sales team.
Since joining Big Machine in 2006, Rich has been named a Billboard “Women In Music” honoree twice.
Make-A-Wish Foundation chapter names board member
Dr. Caroline Gannon of University Foot & Ankle Centers, LLC, in Franklin has been appointed to the Middle Tennessee Chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation Board of Directors.
The chapter serves 38 counties in the Middle Tennessee area and every year grants more than 100 wishes to youths ranging in age from 2.5 to 18.
Gannon also serves as immediate past president for Montessori School of Franklin.
Aegis Sciences names president
Aegis Sciences Corp. has named Frank Moser as the company’s president.
Moser had worked as Aegis’ vice president of business development prior to his promotion. He will now lead the company’s strategic growth initiative as well as direct day-to-day operations at the company’s 37 locations.
Moser joined Aegis in 1999 as director of sales and marketing. He was appointed to the company’s board of directors in 2007 and was promoted to vice president of business development in 2008.
Gresham, Smith and Partners adds staff
Gresham, Smith and Partners has announced four staff additions.
Samuel Baud hasjoined GS&P as an information technology support analyst in the corporate services division. Baud, an A+ certified computer support professional, brings more than six years of IT experience in hardware, software, network troubleshooting, and repairs to his new position. He earned his associate degree in general studies from Columbia State Community College.
Rod Chapman has joined as a process designer in the building and industrial division. Chapman brings 30 years of experience in process design, product design, and industrial automation to GS&P.
Sue Halford has joined the firm’s corporate services division as a copywriter. Halford brings more than 10 years of experience to GS&P. She has worked as a writer, copy editor, editorial assistant, marketing coordinator and project administrator for HFR Design, Earl Swensson Associates, Salem Publishing and HCA.
Caroline Newman has joined as a public relations coordinator in the corporate services division. Newman has two years of professional experience in content writing and digital marketing. She earned a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Virginia.
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