EDGE These Chattanooga area businesses are on the move

EDGE These Chattanooga area businesses are on the move

March 1st, 2018 by Staff Report in EDGE

Foster Yates

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Foster Yates is named the new general manager for Puckett's Gro. & Restaurant in downtown Chattanooga. Yates, who previously served as a manager at the restaurant, began his role as general manager at the start of 2018.

Kayla Cline is named executive director of Dominion Senior Living in Athens, Tenn. She has previously worked as a caregiver, business office director, marketing director and most recently executive director at a senior living community in North Carolina.

Harriet Brunker is named chief financial officer of Bethel Bible Village, a nonprofit organization which has served children since 1954. Brunker most recently served as controller at the Chattanooga Area Food Bank for the past three years after previously working at Unum Corp.

Terry Daum is named vice president of revenue optimization for Vision Hospitality Group Inc. Daum has more than 25 years of industry experience, most recently as senior director of revenue management for Hilton Worldwide.

Former U.S. Attorney William C. "Bill" Killian joins the Chattanooga law firm of Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C. Killian concentrates his practice on regulatory investigations, white collar criminal defense and governmental law.

Heather Collins is named senior vice president of people for EMJ Corp., a Chattanooga-based family of construction services companies. Collins previously worked as vice president of human resources for EnSafe, Inc., an engineering and environmental firm, and as the senior vice president and chief talent officer at Archer Malmo, an advertising and marketing firm.

Patricia Jones is named director of clinical strategy for BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee. Jones previously served with Arkansas BlueCross and BlueShield as manager of Blue AdvantageSM national accounts medical affairs.

Mark B. Newsome is promoted to vice president of human resources for McKee Foods Corp. Newsome, who joined McKee Foods in 1981, previously served as director of corporate human resources since 2013.

Deidra Love is named director of home and community-based early intervention for Siskin Children's Institute. Love, who earned her master's degree in early childhood special education from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, brings more than 18 years of experience in the early intervention field as a teacher, home visitor, and behavior specialist/consultant.

Kevin Woods is named as Memphis market president for BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee. Woods previously served as executive director of Memphis' Workforce Investment Network, which assists city and county organizations with improving employment opportunities for area residents.