Chelsea Ryan, DO, joins CHI Memorial Integrative Medicine Associates – Signal Mountain. Dr. Ryan received her medical degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, and completed her residency in family medicine at Floyd Medical Center in Rome, GA. She is board certified in family medicine by the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians.
Joe Sawyer is one of the newest vice presidents at Barge Design Solutions. Sawyer is a graduate of Mississippi State University with a bachelor's degree in landscape architecture. He is a licensed Professional Landscape Architect in the states of Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, and Ohio. He will continue as Barge's manager of landscape architecture. Sawyer's more than 30 years of experience includes an extensive history of work in East Tennessee.
Nick Trujillo is the new communications coordinator for the Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer staff. Trujillo is a 2016 graduate of UTC. Since graduating, he has held two marketing coordinator positions with Bledsoe Telephone Cooperative and the UTC Housing and Resident Life department. Trujillo works closely with the foundation's development manager to support all communication, marketing, and graphic design efforts needed to evangelize the foundation's mission to erase the effects of childhood cancer.
Frank H. Boykin is named chief financial officer for Mohawk Industries Inc. Boykin, 64, previously served as Mohawk's chief financial officer from 2005 to 2019. He initially joined the floorcovering company as corporate controller in 1993. Boykin retired in 2019 and has continued to support the business as a senior consultant for the past year.
Chad Wykle is the new Southeast Director for The Land Trust for Tennessee, an accredited statewide land conservation organization. Prior to joining The Land Trust for Tennessee, Wykle was president and co-owner of Rock/Creek, a Chattanooga-based outdoor specialty retailer. During his tenure at Rock/Creek, he worked closely with the nonprofit community to protect and improve access for outdoor recreation.
Meg Scarbrough is the new editor of Floor Focus Magazine. Before joining Floor Focus, Scarbrough worked for 20 years in the newspaper industry, most recently as news editor of the Chattanooga Times Free Press. A Chattanooga native, Scarbrough is a graduate of the University of South Carolina-Upstate.
Will Clark has been appointed president of the Greater Dalton Habitat for Humanity, replacing Brian Wright. Clark began his work with Habitat two years ago as a volunteer on repair projects and has served as a board member for the nonprofit agency. The Dalton affiliate of Habitat for Humanity was created in 1987.
Dr. Eric Turner has joined the Hamilton Medical Center's Peeples Cancer Institute in Dalton, Georgia as medical director and medical oncologist. Turner specializes in adult cancer and hematology disorders. He completed his internal medicine residency at University of Virginia Health Systems in Charlottesville, Virginia, and his medical oncology/hematology fellowship training at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Dr. Turner practiced medical oncology in Calhoun, Georgia, for fifteen years before joining Hamilton.