Originally created 01/22/06

On the move



  • Sabrina Troup has been promoted to office manager of Mitchell Medical Billing Services Inc. Mrs. Troup, who has more than 18 years of medical industry experience, will be responsible for overseeing enrollment and billing procedures and planning off-site seminars.
  • Patti Plummer has joined First Bank Mortgage as assistant operations manager. She will be responsible for assisting in the coordination of the company's daily operations.
  • Jean Roper has been named vice president and branch manager of Queensborough National Bank & Trust Co.'s new branch office under construction on Furys Ferry Road. Ms. Roper has 30 years of banking industry experience and currently works in the bank's Washington Road Branch.
  • Pat Douglas, a financial adviser in Morgan Keegan & Co.'s Augusta office, has been promoted to senior vice president.
  • George A. Farmer, a certified public accountant from North Augusta, and Catherine D. Moore, an accountant from Aiken, have joined McGregor & Co. Mr. Farmer will be responsible for providing assurance, tax and software support services to the firm's clients. Ms. Moore will be responsible for providing assurance services to the firm's real estate and construction industry clients.
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  • Dr. James Richard Gossage Jr. and Dr. Harold M. Szerlip, faculty members of the Medical College of Georgia, have been named to the editorial board of CHEST, the journal of the American College of Chest Physicians, for a five-year term.
  • John T. Chandler was the top mortgage producer at Georgia Bank & Trust Mortgage in December.
  • The Augusta-Aiken chapter of the Society of Human Resource Management elected the following officers: Rob Kelley, SCANA, president; Shirley Evenson, John Deere, president-elect; Diane Faircloth, The Augusta Chronicle, past-president; Frances Harris, University Hospital, secretary; Frankie Wright, Georgia Bank & Trust, treasurer; Melissa Brandt, University Hospital, vice president of membership; Carole King-Whisnant, St. Joseph Hospital, diversity director; Jeri Farley, Eye Physicians & Surgeons of Augusta, publicity director; Dalton Brannen, Augusta State University, education director; Allen Roberson, Wackenhut, legislative director; and Ed Enoch, Rhodes and Enoch, foundation director.
  • Gwen Fulcher Young has been elected vice chairwoman of the Georgia Real Estate Commission. Ms. Young, a Realtor for 29 years, is the president and broker of Gwen Fulcher Young & Associates Real Estate Co.
  • Clint Jones, of Meybohm Realtors, has received the Mary V. Nelson Governor's Award from Georgia Realtor Institute for achievements in continuing education.
  • Hope House Inc. has received a $1,500 donation from Beverly Enterprises that will be used to help fund substance abuse recovery programs for homeless women and women with children.
  • On The Move/Biz Bits is a free public-service listing of The Augusta Chronicle highlighting achievements in the business community. We should receive typewritten information by noon Tuesday. Fill out our online form and post photos electronically at www.augusta chronicle.com/business/onthemove or send items to The Augusta Chronicle, c/o Damon Cline, Newsroom, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903; or send a fax to (706) 722-7403. Submissions may be edited and the return of photos cannot be guaranteed.