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  • Zipperer
NEW HIRES/PROMOTIONS
 
ALEX MADEIROS
New job title: Director of sales and marketing.
Company: Berkeley Hall Club
Related experience: Director of golf, Bermuda’s Port Royal Golf Course; Bermuda Tourism Department.
Education: Degree in golf course management and operations, San Diego Golf Academy.
 
AMBER ANDERSON
New job title: Carrier management specialist
Company: Speros
Related experience: carrier sales, training and technical support at CenturyLink
Education: Pre-engineering, Armstrong State University
 
SHAVONNA CLAYTON
New job title: Manager of quality initiatives
Company: SouthCoast Health
Duties: Responsible for the quality assurance and quality improvement programs; strategize and plan an effective population health delivery system; monitor the care management and care coordination program; identify and develop relationships or contracts with community and regional partners
Related experience: Population Health data coordinator and management assistant in the Medical Management Center,t McDonald Army Health Center; managed the Patient Care Coordinator Program manager, Chronic Care Management Program manager, SouthCoast Health.
Education: Medical assistant diploma, Concorde Career Institute; Registered medical assistant, American Medical Technologist; bachelor’s in healthcare management and MBA, American InterContinental University.
 
ALLISON ZIPPERER
New job title: Surgery department manager
Company: SouthCoast Health
Duties: Implement cost effective procedures for all operational areas including billing, insurance, credit/collections, data processing and space planning; develop guidelines for prioritizing work activities, evaluation effectiveness, and modifying activities as necessary;, identify, analyze, and resolve work problems.
Related experience: Accountant in the finance department and practice manager at SouthCoast Health
Education: Bachelor’s in health care management and associate’s degree in accounting, South University
 
LANCE CAMPO
New job title: Senior project engineer
Company: JE Dunn Construction
Duties: In the preconstruction department, coordinate with trade partners on current and future project bids, and perform material and square-foot takeoffs for upcoming projects; assist with document control and trade partner management in an onsite role.
Related experience: Electrical assistant project manager, Ace Electric Inc., Statesboro; project manager and field engineer, Williams Concrete Contracting, Charlotte, N.C.
Education: Bachelor of Science degree in construction management, Georgia Southern University.
 
JENNY GENTRY
New job title: Market president for greater Savannah area
Company: Ameris Bank
Duties: Oversee all core banking activities throughout Savannah and the surrounding areas including Hinesville, Pooler, Richmond Hill and Rincon.
Related experience: Senior vice president and market president, Wells Fargo, Savannah; leadership role, Wachovia.
Education: Bachelor’s in finance and business, Georgia Southern University
 
HONORS/AWARDS
 
Sheehan named national AMBUCS president-elect
Kevin Sheehan has been named president-elect of the national AMBUCS organization. He is president of the local AMBUCS, which is dedicated to creating mobility and independence for people with different abilities. The Savannah chapter assists with providing Amtryke therapeutic tricycles to individuals, awarding academic scholarships, and hosting bowling events.
 
Historic Savannah Foundation re-elects officers, names new trustees
Historic Savannah Foundation has re-elected officers and named new trustees. Re-elected officers were: Chair Joe Eley, of Savannah College of Art and Design Department of Historic Preservation; Vice Chair Brian Felder, of Brian Felder & Associates LLC; Secretary Sarah Lamar, of HunterMaclean; Treasurer Susan Clifford, of Hancock Askew & Co. LLP, and Parliamentarian Gregori S. Anderson, of Chatham County Building Safety and Regulatory Services. Four new trustees are Thomas C. Bordeaux Jr., a local attorney and former Savannah City Council member; Col. George W. Bowen, retired Air Force; Amy Brock, owner of Amy Brock Marketing LLC; and Emily Dickinson, executive vice president at Wet Willie’s.
 
Harkin becomes negotiation expert
Wendy Harkin, of Bluffton, S.C., of The Alliance Group Realty has been certified by the Real Estate Negotiation Institute as a Certified Negotiation 
Expert.
 
Turner named president of medical association
Karen E. Turner has been elected president of the Georgia Osteopathic Medical Association, after having served in various positions 
on the executive board. The doctor of osteopathic medicine is board certified in family practice and is on staff at St. Joseph’s/Candler.
 
Bradley a member of Maritime Law Association
Luke Bradley, an associate attorney at Bouhan Falligant, recently became an associate member of the Maritime Law Association of the United States, a national professional organization of lawyers who practice in maritime or admiralty law. He focuses his practice primarily on civil litigation.

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