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Hamp Baxley
of Dothan has been
elected to the Executive Council
of the Alabama State Bar. He also
was re-elected to the Alabama
State Bar Board of Commissioners
see also “Births”).
Donna Branch (MPPM grad)
of McCalla furthered her studies
at the Studios of the Corning
Museum of Glass in NewYork.
Her glass work has been exhibited
in group exhibitions in galleries and
museums throughout the U.S.,
and is in many private collections.
Most recently, her work was
exhibited at the Paseo Arts District
in Oklahoma City.
Rev. Dr. Cecilia
was recently
elevated to
the position
of associate
pastor at Trinity
Baptist Church
in Birmingham.
She earned a master of divinity
degree in 1998 from Samford
University’s Beeson Divinity School
and a doctorate in 2007 from the
Interdenominational Theological
Center of the Morehouse School of
Paul Arthur
of Miramar Beach,
Fla., recently was named assistant
director of the E.O. Wilson Biophilia
Center, an
facility serving
teachers, and
He is a
teacher and has a wide range of
experience from owning a moving
company to writing children’s
Carr Allison recently elected local
Daniel P. Avery
as a
shareholder to the firm. Avery’s
practice focuses on labor and
employment litigation and workers’
compensation matters. He earned
his law degree from Cumberland
School of Law at Samford
Rod Henderson
has been
promoted to vice president and
senior credit analyst at BankPlus in
Jackson, Miss. He holds an MBA
from Mississippi State University.
Keith Maddox
of Dallas, Texas,
was appointed U.S. Department
of Education Office of Inspector
General regional inspector general
for audit in March 2010. He is
responsible for supervising the
auditing of federal funds and
grants awarded to all elementary,
secondary, and post-secondary
schools in the states of Louisiana,
Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, and
New Mexico.
Television producer
premiered one of his
newest projects June 6 on the
Sundance Channel. His series
Push Girls” documents five
women who are wheelchair-bound,
yet still chasing their dreams. “The
reviews have been amazing from
The NewYork Times, Wall Street
Journal, USA Today, and endless
others,” he noted. Shields is a
line producer at Gay Rosenthal
Productions in Los Angeles.
Becky KelloggWheeler
Marietta, Ga., has worked as a
broadcast journalist for 15 years.
Not only has she field-produced
from the Pentagon, but she’s also
attended presidential inaugural
balls. Now she serves as
executive producer for The Weather
Channel, one of the oldest cable
networks in America.
After four years of living in Croatia,
Mirjana Paukovic Phillips
and her
husband, Christopher, have settled
in Hoover.
Carr Allison shareholder
has been elected
to a preeminent position within
the American Bar Association.
Taylor will serve as chair elect of
the Commercial Trucking Litigation
Committee of the ABA’s Tort Trial
and Insurance Practice Section. He
will serve during the 2012-13 fiscal
year. A resident of Mobile, he
received his law degree from the
University of Alabama.
Anil A. Mujumdar
has been
recognized in the 2012 “Alabama
in Alabama
and in a
special supplement to the May
issue of Business Alabama.
He is employed with Birmingham
firm Haskell Slaughter Young &
Rediker LLC.
VanessaWoolery Osting
for the Department of Veterans
Affairs in Lithia, Fla., as an internist
and rheumatologist. Additionally,
she is chief medical officer of the
Lakeland Clinic and an associate
faculty member in the department
of rheumatology at the University
of South Florida.
Eric Housh
of Cropwell is the chief
marketing officer for TicketBiscuit.
He has over a decade’s worth
of experience involving the
architecture, deployment, and
optimization of digital marketing
programs. Prior to TicketBiscuit,
Housh was manager of
communications for Intel Corp. He
received an MBA with an emphasis
in services marketing from Arizona
State University’s W.P. Carey
School of Business.
See you at the bar
These BSC alumni are starting
a new life chapter after graduating from the University of
Alabama School of Law on May 5. Pictured (left to right) after
their educational journey to a J.D. degree are
Shandria Bell ’09
Meredith Cheney ’09
Scott Frechette ’08
David Miller ’09
Jeanie Sleadd ’09
KatieWilson ’08
MeredithWolfe ’09
To gain access to a law practice, many of these graduates took
the Alabama Bar exam July 23-25.