Originally created 08/25/02

On the move



Susan Glenn has joined the Sheraton Augusta Hotel as director of sales and marketing. She is a native of North Carolina and was most recently employed with Embassy Suites Hotel, Columbia.

Dr. Karl Snyder, FAAFP, has joined Innovative Health Strategies Inc. as medical director, consultative services.

Derek Bundy has been named general manager of the Augusta Lynx. The Toronto, Ontario, native has an extensive business background, having served as the vice president of business development for the Ontario company RealityClick Inc. Mr. Bundy helped create the Austin Ice Bats in the WPHL league in 1996. He was also president and general manager of the Arkansas Glaciercats for four years, where he served on the WPHL board of governors.

John Whitwell has been named assistant coach and community relations director for the Augusta Lynx. The Niagara Falls, Ontario, native graduated in 1998 from Hamilton College in Clinton, N.Y., with a bachelor's degree in economics. He played defense for the Lynx from 1998-99 and from 2001-02.

Doug Linton has joined the Augusta Lynx as director of new business development. His primary responsibility is to work with organizations and companies to maximize the use of Lynx season and group tickets. The New Jersey native recently completed a 20-year career in the Army as signal officer. He has been president of the Lynx's booster club for the past two years. He has a degree in journalism and communications.

James Clay has joined Polybond Co. as an industrial marketing agent. He will sell specialty flooring systems to the food production and manufacturing facilities throughout Georgia.

Rick Crawford, vice president of First Union National Bank, was recently promoted to the role of small-business banker. He has more than 18 years of banking experience. He is active in several organizations, including the Columbia County soil and water conservation district, the Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Augusta and the Evans High School athletic booster club.

Shawn P. Vincent was recently named administrative director of comprehensive cancer services in the ambulatory care department of MCG Health System. He is in charge of providing leadership, direction and overall administrative management for outpatient cancer services. Mr. Vincent is the former business director for system diagnostic services at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. Before that, he served as executive director and COO of a large multi-specialty group in Atlanta.

Ethan W. Andrews has joined financial services firm Edward Jones as an investment representative. Mr. Andrews, an Augusta native, recently moved back to the area after spending 11 years in the U.S. Marine Corps. His branch office is at Wrightsboro Road and Monte Sano Avenue.

Ted Hornback, a senior maintenance technician, was awarded Austin Industrial's 2002 Craft Professional Award, presented by company president Henry Kelly. The prestigious quarterly corporate award is given to an employee-owner who demonstrates exemplary craftsmanship through mastery of skills, safety performance, leadership and industry and community service.

Timothy E. Smith has been named an account manager for BB&T Insurance Services. The Augusta native earned his bachelor's degree in risk management and insurance from the University of Georgia. He also is a recent graduate of BB&T's management development program, a six-month comprehensive management-training program. Smith resides in Dalton, Ga. He is the son of Alan C. and Melinda D. Smith of Augusta.

BIZ BITS

The Club at Rae's Creek, a tennis, swim and fitness club in west Augusta, announces that former champion tennis player Phil Dent is its honorary tennis chairman. Mr. Dent, who was once ranked No. 7 in the world, was also a member of the 1977 Australian Davis Cup championship team.

Georgia-Carolina Bancshares Inc. was listed as one of 10 companies that increased their revenue by more than 25 percent during the past 52 weeks in the July 15 edition of USA Today.

Edward Jones tied for first in the J.D. Power and Associates' first survey of customer satisfaction among full-service investors. The 2002 Full-Service Investor Satisfaction Study was based on responses from more than 8,500 customers who invest with one of the 21 firms included in the study.

Muns Welding and Mechanical Inc. was recently awarded a contract for the fabrication of pipe spools for additions to Georgia Power's Plant Wansley. The project will last five months and will require 30 employees. These fabrications will support Georgia Power's efforts to continue to reduce emissions from its power plants.

Elliott Davis Technology Solutions, a regional technology consulting firm, announced that three professionals in its Augusta office, Charles Johnson, Will McGee and Jimmy Lister, recently attended the Systems Administration, Networking and Security (SANS) 2002 Security Conference in Orlando, Fla., and are working toward completing their Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC).

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