Business Digest: First Tennessee promotes Womack to senior commercial loan manager

Business Digest: First Tennessee promotes Womack to senior commercial loan manager

January 13th, 2019 by Staff Report in Business Around the Region

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Lebron Womack has been named senior commercial relationship manager of First Tennessee Bank's commercial group in Chattanooga.

With a career in the banking industry spanning over two decades, Womack joined First Tennessee Bank in 2012, most recently serving as a senior business banking relationship manager. In his new job, Womack will be responsible for the acquisition, retention, and expansion of First Tennessee Bank's commercial business clients.

"For years, Lebron has worked as a successful senior business banking relationship manager for the bank, earning multiple Diamond Circle Awards," said Jay Dale, Chattanooga market president for First Tennessee. Lebron exemplifies the standard of service and expertise we strive to provide to all of our clients."

 

Faith elected member at Gearhiser, Peters firm

Chattanooga law firm, Gearhiser, Peters, Elliott & Cannon, PLLC announces that Justin B. Faith has became a member.

Faith practices primarily in the areas of civil business litigation and estate administration. He has experience representing both businesses and individuals in commercial litigation and business disputes, construction matters, employment law, municipality issues, trust and estate litigation, conservatorships, personal injury cases, and various other types of legal matters in state and federal courts.

Faith received his law degree from the University of Tennessee with high honors, magna cum laude, and his undergraduate degree from the University of Louisville, magna cum laude. Prior to joining the Firm, Faith served as law clerk for W. Frank Brown III and Jeffrey M. Atherton of the Hamilton County Chancery Court.

Faith serves on the executive committee of the Tennessee Bar Association Young Lawyers Division as the group's Treasurer. He is a 2018 graduate of the Tennessee Bar Association Leadership Law (TBALL) program, and he was selected as the 2018 recipient of the TBA YLD's President's Special Recognition Award.

 

Grant, Konalinka law firm promote Faith, Roebuck

Attorneys Brittany Thomas Faith and Cody Roebuck has been elected directors of the Chattanooga law firm of Grant, Konvalinka & Harrison.

Faith is a member of Immigration Group and focuses her practice on immigration, including family-based immigration petitions, employment-based petitions, and humanitarian relief. Faith serves as the vice chair of the America Immigration Lawyers' Association Midsouth Chapter and has served as the president of SETLAW. Faith is currently serving as the Tennessee Bar Association Young Lawyers Division East Tennessee Governor. Faith also serves on the board of La Paz of Chattanooga and the Midsouth Immigration Advocates.

Roebuck has litigated a wide variety of cases in state and federal courts throughout the region, from employment discrimination and personal injury cases to complex business and real estate disputes. Roebuck serves on the McCallie Alumni Council. He received his law degree from the University of Mississippi School of Law, where he served as an editor of the Mississippi Law Journal.

 

Doss, Bursch join River City Company

Haley Doss and Julia Bursch have joined River City Company, expanding the staff of the nonprofit agency that promotes downtown Chattanooga to 10 persons.

Doss, a 2018 graduate of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, was named venue manager and executive assistant and oversees all private rentals of River City Company properties, including the Waterhouse Pavilion in Miller Plaza. Doss also assists in the planning and execution of many River City Company's programs like City Sweat, Basecamp and Startup Week.

Bursch was named to the newly created position of director of operations and special projects. Bursch is a graduate of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and has previously worked as the operations director for Metro Ideas Project, a local non-profit urban policy think tank. In addition, Bursch has worked for Bellhops as the internal operations manager, a project manager for both Lamp Post Group and WayPaver while also founding the Chattanooga Startup Awards.

 

DeCastro to head finance for Nokian Tyres in America

Nokian Tyres has hired Stephen DeCastro to lead North American financial operations from the company's new office in Nashville.

DeCastro joins Nokian Tyres from Dover Corp., in Chattanooga, where he served as senior corporate finance director for three years. He previously worked in a variety of capacities at Procter & Gamble, most recently as senior manager of global IT finance at P&G's Cincinnati headquarters.

DeCastro will oversee financial administration and planning in the Americas region, working together with senior management to analyze and organize financial operations for the growing tire company.

 

Callaham wins four graphic design awards

Greg Callaham Graphic Design has won four American Graphic Design Awards. Graphic Design USA, a national trade publication, conferred four 2018 awards to Callaham's design work for Fluhman Outdoor Media, Hi-Tech Sign, Fredrickson Outdoor Advertising, and Hollywog.

Greg Callaham is the owner of Greg Callaham Graphic Design, a Chattanooga design studio delivering outdoor advertising, catalogs and product brochures, logo design and corporate identity packages.

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