Business Digest: Crye-Leike adds Dylan Humble at branch office in Cleveland, Tennessee

Business Digest: Crye-Leike adds Dylan Humble at branch office in Cleveland, Tennessee

March 10th, 2019 by Staff Report in Business Around the Region

Dylan Humble

Dylan Humble

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Crye-Leike adds Dylan Humble at branch office in Cleveland, Tennessee

Dylan Humble is now associated with Crye-Leike Real Estate branch office in Cleveland, Tennessee as a licensed Realtor. Humble specializes in residential, first-time home buyers and farm & land real estate services in Bradley, McMinn and Hamilton counties.

Humble is a member of the National Association of Realtors and the River Counties Association of Realtors. Humble spent his previous years studying business at Lee University.


Fred White

Fred White

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Fred White named vice president of Chattanooga-based TRM Insurance

The Chattanooga-based insurance firm TRM Insurance has appointed Fred White to vice president of the life and long term care division.

White brings more than four decades of industry experience to the newly-created position. Prior to joining TRM Insurance, White was a regional insurance strategist with BB&T Life Insurance Services, specializing in estate and business planning.

"Fred's valuable experience in the field and deep understanding of client needs make him the perfect fit for this role," said Darren Thompson, principal of TRM Insurance. "He keeps his clients' best interests at heart while delivering options that exceed their expectations."

White is the current government relations director of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors in Chattanooga and was named the Tennessee Insurance Professional of the Year in 2007 by the same organization. He is the past president of both the Chattanooga and Tennessee Associations of Life Underwriters and the Chattanooga Chapter of the American Society of CLU and ChFC.


Barry Hoffman joins M&J Accounting

Chattanooga-based CPA firm Mauldin & Jenkins, LLC, has added Barry L. Hoffman to its staff.

Hoffman, a certified public accountant, is a trusted business advisor serving individuals and family owned businesses and related entities. He has extensive experience in the areas of individual, partnership and corporate tax compliance and planning, consulting and technical research, financial and estate planning and representation of taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service.

Hoffman is a graduate of the University of Missouri at Kansas City and was admitted to practice in the United States Tax Court in 1976.

"Barry is a very highly regarded expert in high net worth tax planning for individuals and their family units and he further expands our tax planning expertise in our Tennessee office and firm wide," said Jim Vaughn, partner in charge at Mauldin & Jenkins.


CHI Memorial receives Patriotic Employer Award

Debbie Ralston, director of CHI Memorial Ooltewah Imaging Center, recently received the 'Patriotic Employer' award from the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR).

The ESGR's Patriot Award is presented to an individual for his or her "support provided directly to the nominating service member and his/her family."

Felicia Lane, MRI technologist at CHI Memorial Ooltewah Imaging Center, nominated Ralston. Lane's husband, Staff Sgt. Brandon Lane, serves in the Army Reserves, and is currently attached to the 465th Engineer Company in Birmingham, Alabama.


Diana Rosenberger wins STEP Ahead award

The Manufacturing Institute has awarded Diana Rosenberger, the sustainable sourcing manager at Shaw Industries Group, Inc. , with its Women in Manufacturing STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Ahead Award.

This national honor identifies high-achieving women in manufacturing who have demonstrated excellence and leadership in their companies and communities.

As the sustainable sourcing manager, Rosenberger worked to align Shaw's sustainability and legal and global sourcing interests to transform Shaw's once stand-alone supplier code of conduct into a legally binding sourcing policy. She was also an instrumental part of the team that drove the company to become a signatory of the UN Global Compact, the world's largest corporate sustainability initiative, in November 2017.

Rosenberger is also responsible for Shaw's Supplier Diversity program via which the company has increased its spend with Small Businesses and diverse-owned business, such as woman-owned, minority-owned, veteran and service disabled-owned and LGBT-owned businesses.

Through her passion for affecting positive change for women in her workplace, Rosenberger participated in Shaw's Women's Innovation Network's (WiN) True North program as a mentor.

"We are pleased to recognize the accomplishments of Diana," says Mike Fromm, Shaw's chief human resources officer. "We appreciate her contributions to the company through her leadership, dedication and ingenuity.

Since the inception of the STEP Ahead Awards, 13 Shaw associates have been recognized through the program.

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