Business Digest: SAU names Dionne Felix to head academic administration

Business Digest: SAU names Dionne Felix to head academic administration

April 15th, 2018 by Staff Report in Business Diary

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SAU names Felix to head academic administration

Dionne Felix, Ph.D., will join Southern Adventist University administrative team as the new associate vice president for academic administration, starting in June. Felix will oversee institutional research, online learning, and much more as she works closely with Senior Vice President for Academic Administration Robert Young.

Felix has 17 years of experience working in education at Capella University in Minnesota, University of Alabama, Oakwood University, and most recently Calhoun Community College in Alabama. She has a doctorate in education, a master's degree in English, and a bachelor's in communication.

Young said Felix "brings a passion for faculty development and student success that will be very helpful in her daily work. She is also a gifted communicator and good listener."

Glass joins Rardin & Carroll

Elizabeth Carroll Glass has joined Rardin & Carroll as an AIA associate.

Glass, who earned a bachelor's degree in interior design from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and a master's degree in architecture from Georgia Tech, was previously an AIA Silver Medalist with Houser Walker Architecture in Atlanta. She worked on a variety of projects such as a historic municipal building renovation, local business incubators, and church master plans.

At Rardin & Carroll, Glass will work on project management, development of construction drawings, 3D visualization, and design. Her father, Steve Carroll, is one of Rardin & Carroll's founding partners

Rardin & Carroll Architects was founded in 1980 to provide planning and architectural services to faith-based and civic clients. The firm expanded in 1998 to add interior design services.

Daugherty joins firm of Leitner, Williams

Leitner, Williams, Dooley & Napolitan, PLLC, has added attorney Terri L. Daugherty, who will focus on civil litigation, including products liability, personal injury, and premises liability defense.

Daugherty is a native of Georgetown, Tenn., and graduated from Berea College and Atlanta's John Marshall School of Law. Her practice also will work with small business start-ups, and handle family law and workers' compensation cases.

Daugherty, licensed to practice law in Tennessee and Georgia, is a member of the Tennessee and Chattanooga Bar Associations, the State Bar of Georgia, DRI, SETLAW, and the Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association.

Hope for the Inner City adds Moyle as manager

Canaan Group Search announces that Hope for the Inner City has added Lauri Moyle to its management team as director of development. She is responsible for leading the work of fundraising, grant writing and public relations.

Moyle has served as a consultant to a variety of local nonprofits, a community chaplain through Anglican Church of the Redeemer and previously spent seven years as a political staffer and policy officer in the United Kingdom. He earned his bachelor's degree from Covenant College and his master's degree in theology and politics from Kings College in London.

Moyle has served on the boards of Love's Arm and the city's Multicultural Affairs and Dynamo Studios.

Hope for the Inner City is a Christian organization that engages, invests in, and empowers its neighbors to bring economic stability to their community.

WWTA names Patrick as chief engineer

The Hamilton County WWTA has named Michael Patrick as the engineering project manager/chief engineer.

Patrick most recently worked as the director of the waste resources division for the city of Chattanooga where he was responsible for the overall operation of the Chattanooga Regional Wastewater Collection and Treatment system.

"We are extremely excited to add Michael to the team," said WWTA Executive Director Mark Harrison. "His work experience will be very valuable to the WWTA."

In his new position, Patrick will oversee all engineering projects including design, construction documentation, surveying, bid and construction administration. He will perform the managerial, supervisory and administrative functions of the engineering design section.

"Michael's vast experience made him the obvious choice for the position," said Mike Moon, WWTA board chairman.

Darnes earns GRI designation

Crye-Leike Real Estate Services' Affiliate Broker Donna Darnes has earned her Graduate Realtor Institute (GRI) designation.

Administered by the Tennessee Association of Realtors, the GRI designation indicates a Realtor has fulfilled stringent requirements through completion of various real estate courses.

Darnes serves as a chairperson for her local Realtor's Grievance Committee. She is a lifetime member of Crye-Leike's Multi-Million Dollar Club and a member of the National Association of Realtors, the Tennessee Association of Realtors, and the Greater Chattanooga and Cleveland Association of Realtors.

Darnes currently works out of the Crye-Leike Ooltewah office.

"Real estate is my passion and learning more to help my clients achieve better success in the real estate endeavors makes it worthwhile," she said.

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