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CapStar Bank

Mark D. Mattson, Executive Vice President, announced that Tim Martin of Healthcare Investments has joined CapStar’s Healthcare Advisory Board.

Martin_2-1-2018Martin, a principal of Healthcare Investments, is also Lead Independent Director for Southern Veterinary Partners, a Shore Capital Portfolio Company based in Birmingham, Alabama.   Previously, he was founder and CEO   of Ambulatory Services of America’s family of companies, which included ASA, Radiation Oncology Services  of America and Innovative Dialysis Systems. He has also served as EVP and Chief Operating Officer of publicly traded Renal Care Group (RCI), which sold to Fresenius in 2006. He remains a principal of National Renal Care Holdings. Martin holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Master’s in Business Administration from Case Western Reserve University’s Weatherhead School of Business Management.

Miller & Martin PLLC

Miller & Martin PLLC is pleased to welcome attorney Alex Lewis as a corporate associate in the law firm’s Nashville office effective January 16, 2018.

Lewis will focus his practice on government relations, economic development and corporate matters. He will advise businesses, utility providers and local governments on a variety of matters before the Tennessee General Assembly.

Prior to joining Miller & Martin, Lewis served for five years as the Executive Assis- tant for Policy and Research for Tennessee’s Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris. In that role, he assisted in the development of key policy positions and legislative initiatives for the Leader and members of    the Republican Caucus. Lewis received his J.D. from Nashville School of Law while working full time with the General Assembly.

Neal & Harwell

Richards_2-1-2018Arrin K. Richards has joined law firm Neal & Harwell, PLC, as an associate. He will work in the areas of commercial transactions, bankruptcy, commercial real estate, estate planning and civil litigation.

For the past two years, Richards has worked in the Office of the General Counsel at Vanderbilt University, most recently as Assistant General Counsel. Richards serves as the Membership Committee Chair in the Young Lawyers Division of the Nashville Bar Association. He is a member of the Napier-Looby Bar Association and serves as its secretary. He is also a member of the National Association of College and University Attorneys.

Richards is a 2015 graduate of Vanderbilt University Law School, where he served on the executive board of the Black Law Students Association. He earned a B.A. in Business Administration with an Accounting concentration from Morehouse College.

A mentor for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee, he is a member of the 100 Black Men of Middle Tennessee. A native of Fort Washington, Maryland, Richards lives in Hillsboro Village.

Parks Family of Realtors

Stone_2-1-2018Parks in Cool Springs is pleased to welcome Hagan Stone. Hagan comes to Parks with nearly 19 years of experience in the real estate industry. He received his Bachelor of Science in Communication from Belmont University and held several positions in advertising and marketing before making the move to real estate.

He chose to become a realtor because it gave him the opportunity to indulge his fascination with architecture and design while using his real-world marketing communication experience to benefit his clients each day.

In addition to his personal real estate business, he was President of the Greater Nashville REALTORS® in 2014 and was recognized at their REALTOR® of the Year in 2010. He is currently serving as Secretary/Treasurer of Tennessee REALTORS® and is a Platinum R RPAC Major Investor.

Hagan and his wife, Laura, reside in Brentwood with their two children, Catherine and Dawson.

PHamrick_2-1-2018arks in Mt. Juliet is pleased to welcome Jennifer L. Hamrick. Hamrick is new to the Nashville area, originally from South Carolina. She has a Bachelors of Science in Business Management.

Her background includes nine years of sales experience and 11 years in management. She has spent the last five years working at a nonprofit in the social work field.

Her experience at the nonprofit fostered her desire to help people, something that has always been her nature. She decided to become a realtor because it would allow her to do just that.

Wall_2-1-2018Parks on Charlotte is pleased to welcome Bailey Wall. Wall, a local to Middle Tennessee, has shown great passion for the changes that Nashville has undergone over the years. After attending the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, she was eager to move back to Nashville to apply what she’d learned and pursue a career in real estate. She has witnessed first-hand the consistent growth of the real estate market and is excited to be apart of that success going forward.

In 2016, Wall had the opportunity to gain valuable experience working as a Realtor® assistant.  She is confident that her connections to the local community, knowledge of growing neighborhoods, and creative branding & marketing strategies, will help to make her a stand-out in the first year of her career.

Currently residing in Brentwood, she has built great relationships with local business owners. She has a background in retail, as well as marketing, working side-by-side with the people who have a great impact in the community.

Her personal hobbies include cake designing and studying American Sign Language (ASL). She loves that both have afforded her new connections. Bailey is optimistic about this year in real estate, knowing that her hard work will mean amazing homes for her future clients.

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Rathmell_2-1-2018W. Kimryn Rathmell, MD, PhD, Cornelius A. Craig Professor of Medicine and director of the Division of Hematology and Oncology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC), has been elected to the nominating committee of the American Society of Clinical Oncology(ASCO).

ASCO was founded in 1964 by a small group    of oncologists dedicated to improving research, education and care for cancer patients. It is now the world’s leading organization of its kind, with a membership of more than 40,000 oncology professionals. Groundbreaking new research with clinical implications for patients is unveiled each year during ASCO’s international cancer conferences.

Members of the ASCO nominating committee help review the qualifications of industry-leading professionals to develop a slate of candidates for elected positions within ASCO, including the president-elect, treasurer, directors and new members of the committee. Rathmell will serve a three-year term on the nine-member committee.

Rathmell is a genitourinary oncologist who specializes in treating patients with kidney cancer, also known as renal cell carcinoma. More than 60,000 patients are diagnosed with this type of cancer each year in the United States.

Brown_2-1-2018Nancy Brown, MD, Hugh Jackson Morgan Professor and chair of the Department of Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center,h as been awarded the 2018 Robert H. Williams, MD, Distinguished Chair of Medicine Award by the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine’s APM Council.  She will receive the award during the APM Winter Meeting, March 18-21 in San Antonio.

The association’s highest honor, the Williams Award recognizes a physician who has demonstrated outstanding leadership as the chair of a department of internal medicine at a medical school.

In selecting a recipient, the APM council gives predominant attention to progress made by the candidate in the administration of a department of internal medicine. Overall contributions to academic internal medicine made by the candidate in the areas of education, research and patient care are considered as well.

She began her medical residency at Vanderbilt in 1986 and was the 1991-92 Hugh J. Morgan Chief Medical Resident. In the ’90s, with the late Tom Hazinski, MD, she developed and led Vanderbilt’s Master of Science in

Clinical Investigation program; in 2006 she was named associate dean for physician scientist development;   and in 2009 she became chief of the Division of Clinical Pharmacology.

Brown was the first woman to be named chair of the Department of Medicine at Vanderbilt, a position she’s held since 2010.

Young_2-1-2018Vanderbilt’s Pampee Young, MD, PhD, has been named chief medical officer of the American Red Cross.
Young, who joined Vander- bilt University Medical Center (VUMC) in 2003, will oversee American Red Cross Biomedical Services, the nation’s largest supplier of blood and blood products.

In addition to running a research lab at Vanderbilt, Young currently serves as director of Transfusion Medicine, the VUMC stem cell lab and the blood bank at for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Tennessee Valley Health- care System.

Young and her family will continue to live in Nashville, where she will continue to mentor VUMC researchers as an adjunct professor.

She said she looks forward to the new challenges that come with ensuring that the nation’s blood supply is safe from emerging pathogens and overseeing the logistics to make sure hospitals and patients have blood supplies.