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Moving up in Tucson

2013-10-27T00:00:00Z Moving up in TucsonArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
October 27, 2013 12:00 am  • 

Hatfield named senior director for airports

David Hatfield has been named senior director of business development and marketing for the Tucson Airport Authority, which operates Tucson International Airport and Ryan Airfield.

Hatfield will oversee airline and nonairline business development efforts for TAA, including marketing and advertising to consumers and business partners of airport services and commercial and industrial properties on airport land. He will also be responsible for community and media relations.

Hatfield spent many years in Tucson media, most recently as editor of Inside Tucson Business since 2004. Previously, he held positions with KVOA-TV 4, KOLD-TV 13 and the Arizona Daily Star.

Outside of the media, Hatfield served two terms on the Catalina Foothills School District school board.

Moher joins Sinfonia as chief medical officer

Dr. Christian J. Moher has joined Tucson-based Sinfonia as its chief medical officer.

Moher is a board certified family physician and a graduate of the University of Arizona Medical School. He has most recently been a medical director for CVS Minute Clinics and the team physician for the Tucson Padres, Sinfonia said in a news release. He is also an assistant professor at the UA College of Medicine.

In addition to his corporate duties, Moher will supervise the medical component of the new Assurance Hospice, under Assurance Healthcare, a Sinfonia division.

Bell takes reins of business incubator

Tech Parks Arizona announces that Anita Bell has been named acting director of the Arizona Center for Innovation, a business incubator located at the University of Arizona Tech Park.

Her responsibilities include directing daily operations, managing client services and programs, and recruiting new clients. Bell has managed client services for AzCI since its inception in 2003.

Bell succeeds Joann MacMaster, who was recently appointed associate for venture development with Tech Launch Arizona.

Futch is COO of Good Ole Tom’s

Kevin Futch has been named chief operating officer of Good Ole Tom’s. He oversees the management of its six stores: three in Tucson, two in Connecticut and an affiliate in Florida.

Also, Good Ole Tom’s has moved its headquarters from Connecticut to Arizona.

After serving in the Navy on active duty during the Gulf War, Futch held leadership positions with Fortune 500 companies including ABB, Weyerhaeuser and Domtar, Good Ole Tom’s said in a news release.

2 surgeons join Carondelet group

Carondelet Health Network announces that two longtime St. Mary’s Hospital surgeons have joined Carondelet Specialist Group.

Dr. Gerlinde S. Tynan is a board-certified general surgeon specializing in surgical disease of the breast. She is medical director of The Breast Center at Carondelet St. Mary’s Hospital and the Breast Health Program at Carondelet Health Network.

Tynan graduated from the University of Washington School of Medicine and completed her surgical residency at the University of Arizona. She is a fellow in the American College of Surgeons and an active member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons.

Dr. Brian Levine is a board-certified general surgeon who focuses on general and advanced laparoscopic surgery.

Before he joined Carondelet Specialist Group, Levine was a credentialed physician with Carondelet Health Network, and he saw the majority of his patients at St. Mary’s Hospital.

Levine earned his medical degree from the University of Arizona College of Medicine and completed his residency in general surgery at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle.

3 planners join The Planning Center

The Planning Center has hired three new planners: Steve Hagedorn, Hillary Turby and Brian Underwood.

Former planning and zoning director for the town of Oro Valley, Hagedorn brings more than 30 years of project management experience as an urban planner and registered landscape architect to the firm.

Hagedorn has served as project manager, planner, and senior landscape architect on numerous site design, landscape and irrigation design projects, as well as on parks, recreation and trails master-planning projects. He spent 11 years with Oro Valley.

Turby joins The Planning Center as a land-use planner, researcher and policy analyst.

She is a former senior planner for the town of Oro Valley, where she managed planning cases, led neighborhood meetings and made presentations.

Turby holds a bachelor of arts degree in government and environmental science from Connecticut College, and a master of science in planning from the University of Arizona.

Underwood brings expertise as a planner, researcher and geographic information systems specialist to The Planning Center.

He specializes in land-use plan preparation and entitlement processing. Underwood has participated in local planning projects including completion of a historic preservation plan for the Warehouse Arts District north of downtown Tucson, The Planning Center said in a news release.

He holds a master of science in planning from the University of Arizona and received the American Planning Association’s Outstanding Student Award in 2012.

3 named directors of Home Instead

Home Instead Senior Care has created three directorship positions.

Evie Stamps has been promoted to director of client care, from her previous position as client care manager. Stamps has been with Home Instead for more than four years, also working as a caregiver and staffing coordinator.

Stephanie Black and Peter Greenawalt have joined the firm as director of sales and marketing and director of operations, respectively.

Black brings an extensive background in sales to Home Instead, having worked in pharmaceutical sales as well as senior living and, most recently, home health.

Greenawalt’s background consists of operations, management and accounting in senior living the past 12 years. Before that, he co-owned and operated a medical billing and consulting company and a medical equipment retailer, Home Instead said in a news release.

Pastore transfers to Tucson law firm

Christopher M. Pastore has relocated to the Tucson office of Ogletree Deakins from its Las Vegas office.

Pastore focuses his law practice on labor and employment related issues, including unlawful discrimination, wrongful termination, Title VII, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and state and federal wage and hour laws and regulations.

Pastore earned his J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Arizona, Ogletree Deakins said in a news release.

Barnes joins Quarles & Brady

Robin E. Barnes, registered landman and certified paralegal, has joined the Tucson office of Quarles & Brady LLC.

Barnes works in the areas of public land and mining law; natural resources, water rights and environmental law; and real estate, corporate, tax and general transactional law.

Barnes received a bachelor’s of science degree in range management from the University of Arizona, and an A.A.S. degree as a paralegal from Pima Community College. She also received a petroleum land management certificate from the University of Houston.

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