These Chattanooga business professionals are on the move

Contributed photo / Brandon Wells

Brandon Wells joins StoneLoads as business development executive for Texas and Oklahoma. Wells comes to StoneLoads with extensive sales and customer service experience. Wells attended Baylor University before serving in the U.S. Army where he was stationed in Iraq and South Korea. Prior to joining StoneLoads, Wells completed lengthy tenures in manufacturing sales and as a Chick-fil-A executive director where his energies focused on strengthening workplace culture and providing renowned customer service.

Kathy Goodridge-Purnell joins Southern Adventist University as the new senior advisor to the president on diversity and strategic planning. Originally from England with roots in the Caribbean, Purnell is a gifted communicator and leader, bringing decades of relevant experience to the Collegedale campus. Most recently she served as chief diversity, equity, and inclusion officer at Pacific Union College in California.