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  • Coleman
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NEW HIRES/PROMOTIONS

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SCOTT W. LOEHR

New job title: President, CEO

Company: The National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force

Duties: Ensure the stories of the heroes of the Eighth will be told

Related experience: CEO, Delaware Historical Society

Education: Bachelor of Arts, history, Florida State University; Master’s in History, with concentrations in museum studies and historic preservation, Colorado State University.

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AISHA BUTTS

New job title: Business development specialist

Company: Southside Fire &EMS

Duties: Maintain positive business relationships with the community, coordinate medical transportation activities for multiple facilities and private clients, forecast future trends and orient strategies to capture maximum benefits, and more.

Education: Bachelor of Science in community health, Georgia Southern University; Associate of Science in Respiratory, Georgia Medical Institute; Master of Business Administration, Walden University

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NAKEISHA JONES

New job title: Finance manager

Company: Southside Fire &EMS

Duties: Oversee all AR, AP, and retail billing processes

Education: Bachelors of Science in finance, Georgia Southern University, Masters of Accounting and Financial Management, Keller School of Management at DeVry University

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ERIN MULDOON HAUG

New job title: Attorney

Company: Karen Dove Barr, Attorney-at-Law

Education: Juris Doctor, University of North Dakota School of Law

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PATRICK MCCARTHY

New job title: Client service executive

Company: Sterling Seacrest Partners Inc.

Duties: Manage small commercial business strategy

Related experience: Production, marketing, Brown &Brown in Atlanta; senior ability analyst, The Hartford Insurance

Education: Bachelor of Science in consumer economics, University of Georgia; Associates in risk management designation.

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MARIE DeFUSCO

New job title: Assistant district attorney

Company: Chatham County District Attorney’s Office

Duties: State court division in Judge Gregory Fowler’s team.

Related experience: Assistant state attorney, 7th Judicial Circuit of Florida

Education: Bachelor of Science in sport management, Georgia Southern University, Juris Doctor, Florida Coastal School of Law.

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NICHOLAS J. LAYBOURN

New job title: Practice Group Leader, Specialty Litigation Group

Company: HunterMaclean

Education: Bachelor of Science in marketing, Clemson University, Juris Doctor, Mercer University’s Walter F. George School of Law.

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JEFF TCHEOU

New job title: Assistant branch manager

Company: ECS Southeast LLP Savannah office

Related experience: Construction Materials Testing Department manager, ECS.

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RIK LaSPISA

New job title: Director of sales

Company: Speros

Duties: Drive growth and territory expansion, account management, lead generation, sales and client acquisition

Education: Bachelor of Science in business management, Houghton College.

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AWARDS/HONORS

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Armstrong earns national digital forensics designation

Armstrong State University has been designated as a National Center of Digital Forensics Academic Excellence by the U.S. Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center. The university is only one of 14 institutions in the country to earn this prestigious designation.

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Coleman joins St. Joseph’s/Candler Board of Trustees

John Coleman has been named to the St. Joseph’s/Candler Board of Trustees. He is vice president and COO of Bonitz of Georgia.

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