BlueCare Tennessee, the Medicaid managed care division of BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, has selected Janice Maurizio to serve as vice president of behavioral health programs.
She earned a bachelor's degree in social work from Syracuse University and a master's degree in social work from State University of New York in Albany. Maurizio is a licensed social worker and a member of the National Association of Social Workers and has worked for nearly 30 years in the health care industry.
Maurizio will guide the strategic direction and growth of all behavioral health services and programs including behavioral health care management, utilization management and quality improvements.
Before joining BlueCare Tennessee, Maurizio served as senior vice president of clinical operations for Beacon Health Options, where she led campaigns to redesign and improve utilization management and the behavioral health care management program. She earned a bachelor's degree in social work from Syracuse University and a master's degree in social work from State University of New York in Albany. Maurizio is a licensed social worker and a member of the National Association of Social Workers and has worked for nearly 30 years in the health care industry.
"Janice's professional background includes a wealth of experience that makes her an ideal fit for this role," said Amber Cambron, BlueCare Tennessee CEO.
Meghan Greene joins A Step Ahead Chattanooga
Chattanooga native Meghan Greene joins A Step Ahead Chattanooga as director of development and marketing.
Drawing on previous experience as executive director of a local nonprofit, Greene will oversee resource development and public relations, helping A Step Ahead Chattanooga to provide education and access to free long-term birth control.
Amy Scott promoted to state director for Bethany Christian Services
Amy Scott, MAMFT, is promoted to Tennessee state director for Bethany Christian Services.
In her new role, she will lead offices in Chattanooga, Knoxville, Tri-Cities, Memphis and Nashville. Scott joined Bethany in 2007 and has served as director for the Chattanooga location since 2015.
SmartBank promotes Travis Lytle to director of community development
SmartBank has appointed Travis Lytle as director of community development and Community Reinvestment Act officer.
The newly created position will help the bank's community development goals, which include a strong focus on serving the needs of low- to moderate-income areas. Lytle will work with SmartBank associates to identify community involvement opportunities, promote diversity efforts and assist in the coordination of SmartBank's charitable giving program.
"Travis has been a phenomenal leader with the bank and also in the community," said Billy Carroll, SmartBank president and CEO. "His passion for serving in the local community and improving the lives of those around him is remarkable and I can't think of anyone more suited for leading our community development efforts."
Lytle has been in the finance industry for 20 years serving most recently as a senior vice president and relationship manager with the bank.
Legal Aid of East Tennessee adds Stephanie Rogers to the board
Legal Aid of East Tennessee has appointed Chattanooga attorney Stephanie Rogers to its board of directors. Rogers was nominated for the position by the Chattanooga Bar Association.
Rogers owns her own law practice in Chattanooga and specializes in family law, criminal defense, wills and estates, and landlord/tenant law. She earned her law degree from New England Law in Boston, Massachusetts, and her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. She also serves as a member of the board of directors of the Young Lawyers Division of the Chattanooga Bar Association.
"I have been involved with Legal Aid from nearly the moment I began law school at New England Law | Boston in 2010," said Rogers.
Since she moved to Chattanooga immediately after graduating from law school, Rogers has been an active volunteer at Legal Aid of East Tennessee.
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