Business Briefs 3-23-2017

Bank of America

Screen shot 2017-03-22 at 12.08.27 PMBank of America has announced that Tyson Moore will succeed John Stein as market president, serving as the company’s enterprise leader in Cannon, Cheatham, Davidson, Dickson, Hickman, Macon, Maury, Robertson, Rutherford, Smith, Sumner, Trousdale, Williamson and Wilson counties. Stein, who led the market for 15 years, recently announced his intention to retire from Bank of America in the first quarter of 2017 following a distinguished 42-year career at the bank.

As market president, Moore will work across the region to connect Bank of America’s business lines to deliver integrated financial services to individuals, families and businesses. He will also lead Bank of America’s environmental, social and governance work in the market.

In addition to his responsibilities as market president, Moore is market executive for Merrill Lynch Wealth Management, a leading provider of comprehensive wealth management and investment services for individuals and businesses globally.

Moore joined Merrill Lynch as a financial advisor in 1998 and has held numerous leadership positions in the company. He has been an active community leader throughout his career, serving as a board member of the Nashville Public Library Foundation and supporting the American Red Cross and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee. He has a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Akron.

Belmont University

Screen shot 2017-03-22 at 12.08.38 PMBelmont University has  announced the election of Chris Bollinger to its Board of Trustees. Bollinger will serve an initial three-year term from 2017-2019.

Parent of a Belmont student, Chris Bollinger serves as president of Bollinger Enterprises, a closely held asset management firm located in Louisiana. Previously, Chris was the president of Bollinger Shipyards, the largest privately held shipyard in the U.S., where he marked the third generation of leadership for the family business established in 1946.  He devotes a great deal of time to professional and civic organizations, including Porter’s Call, a non-profit organization providing support, encouragement and counsel for recording artists. He is also a member of Young Presidents Organization, where he previously served as Chairman of the Western Region.

Metro Public Schools

Screen shot 2017-03-22 at 12.08.43 PMDavid Williams, who has been serving as the interim executive director of curriculum and Instruction, has been selected to fill the position.

Williams has a doctorate in Educational Leadership and Policy from Vanderbilt University. He earned his administrator’s endorsement from Lipscomb University, a master’s in Education from Wake Forest University, as well as a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Auburn University.

Prior to being named interim, Williams was director of mathematics in Metro Schools. He also served as coordinator of mathematics content and resources for the Tennessee Department of Education for three years.
A proud attendant of Metro Schools in elementary, middle school and junior high schools, Williams also worked at Oliver Middle Prep as an instructional coach for one year and Hillsboro High School for five years as a mathematics teacher prior to joining Central Office.

Attorney Mary Balthrop has joined Sherrard Roe Voigt & Harbison. She will practice in the areas of real estate and commercial lending, corporate and non-profit.

Balthrop previously served as Secretary & General Counsel at the Dallas Museum of Art, where she was part of the Museum’s leadership team. Prior to that, she was a commercial real estate associate at the Dallas office of Baker Botts LLP.

She earned her J.D. at the University of Virginia School of Law, where she received the Dean’s Scholarship and was Order of the Coif. She earned a B.A. in Sociology at Rice University in Houston where she graduated magna cum laude.

A native of Austin, Texas, Balthrop and her family live in Ashland City.

Sherrard Roe Voigt & Harbison, founded in 1981, provides legal services to businesses and individual clients in a wide variety of litigation and corporate practices.