Maynie oversees Propex selling

Maynie oversees Propex selling

August 28th, 2011 by Staff Reports in Business Around the Region

Maynie oversees Propex selling

John Maynie, formerly the director of marketing for Invensys Rail in Louisville, Ky., has joined Propex Operating Co. LLC as director of marketing.

Maynie has more than 20 years of experience in marketing, business development, sales and market research. He worked for 13 years with Ford Motor Co. in a variety of roles from vehicle systems engineering to product development manager. He also spent more than six years with General Electric Co. in the plastics and transportation divisions. At GE, Maynie excelled in positions from global account management to marketing manager for North America for Transportation-Rail.

"Adding John to our team is the latest in a series of purposeful investments in talent as we expand our leadership position globally," said Ralph Bruno, executive vice president for Propex global sales and marketing. "I am pleased to add a leader to our marketing team with such broad experience and proven accomplishments."

Barrett to head bank in Cleveland

Keith Barrett has been named Cleveland, Tenn., president of CapitalMark Bank & Trust.

Barrett will help launch CapitalMark's full-service office in Cleveland, pending regulatory approval. CapitalMark will use its banker teams in Cleveland to align one banker for every client. The bank employs technology and an executive courier service to customize the banking experience.

"CapitalMark's record of success in a tough climate speaks volumes about its compelling model, conservative management and determined focus on serving clients well," Barrett said. "Cleveland is an attractive market and will be served well by an institution that was built on fostering close, advisory client relationships and providing local, responsive decisions as solutions to client banking needs."

CapitalMark, which began in 2007, has grown to include more than $500 million in assets and has consistently outperformed its peer banks, according to chief operator officer R. Craig Holley.

"CapitalMark is dedicated to growing its East Tennessee footprint, and the launch of our Cleveland office accentuates our commitment to pursue attractive markets that may be underserved by our larger, regional competitors," he said.

Jackson is named a top doctor

A urological oncologist at Memorial Health Care System was named among the best doctors in the country by a national news magazine.

Dr. Lee Jackson was selected to U.S. News and World Report's 2011-12 Top Doctor list based on a peer nomination process followed by a thorough review.

U.S. News Top Doctors was developed in collaboration with Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., publisher of America's Top Doctors and other guides, and was built upon data from Castle Connolly's Top Doctors with the goal of helping consumers find a physician.

"It is truly an honor to have a physician at Memorial as talented and as well respected among his peers as Dr. Jackson," said James M. Hobson, president and chief executive at Memorial.

Roberts joins dental practice

Dr. Terrence Major and Spring Creek Dental Care in East Ridge have added Dr. Austin Roberts to the practice. Roberts is a third-generation family from Chattanooga and recently graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry where he was the president of the Psi Omega dental fraternity. He earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

Clay-Flores to lead leadership group

The Young Women's Leadership Academy Foundation, the founding sponsor of the Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy, recently appointed educator and student advocate Rebeca Clay-Flores as its executive director.

She will succeed Maxine Bailey, co-founder of the foundation as well as the Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy. Bailey, who moved to Chattanooga 13 years ago, is retiring to Philadelphia.

"Though we are saddened to see Maxine leave us, we are certainly grateful for the meaningful contributions she has made in our community," said Sue Anne Wells, board chairwoman of the Young Women's Leadership Academy. "We were very fortunate to find Rebeca, who personally understands how educational opportunity can change the life of a child for the better."