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VOL. 38 | NO. 25 | Friday, June 20, 2014

Onlife Health names Redman vice president

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Onlife Health, Inc., a national wellness company based in Brentwood, has named Matthew Redman vice president of account management. In this position, Redman will be responsible for all facets of sales and account management for current Onlife Health clients.

Prior to joining Onlife Health, Redman served as vice president of sales solutions for Connextions, where he was responsible for strategic planning and management for the telesales channel. He also previously served in multiple leadership roles at Optum, a division of UnitedHealth Group, including as national vice president of client operations and strategy, and vice president of sales and account management.

Redman has a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Texas and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Purdue University.

Rosenblatt joins Frost Brown Todd


Joshua S. Rosenblatt has joined the Frost Brown Todd’s Nashville office as part of the firm’s new electronic payments industry team.

With experience representing and advising clients in complex mergers and acquisitions, securities law and general corporate law, his practice has primarily been focused in the electronic payments and health care industries.

Rosenblatt joins Howard W. Herndon, another recent FBT addition, in forming an electronic payments industry team to serve clients in this technology driven and rapidly evolving industry both domestically and globally.

Rosenblatt graduated with a dual J.D./MBA degree from Vanderbilt Law School and Owen Graduate School of Management in 2010.

VUMC’s Diamond elected to executive AAP committee


Vanderbilt’s Alex Diamond, D.O., MPH, assistant professor of Pediatrics and Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, has been elected to a three-year term on the executive committee of the American Academy of Pediatrics Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness.

The panel is composed of sports medicine experts tasked with developing educational programs, policy statements and reports related to youth sports and fitness.

It supports and encourages optimal and safe physical activity in the pediatric population and ensures that pediatric providers are prepared to provide the highest level of sports medicine guidance and care for their patients.

Diamond is medical director of the Program for Injury Prevention in Youth Sports at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He also serves as a team physician for Vanderbilt University, the Nashville Predators and Nashville Sounds and Metro Nashville Public Schools.

Dickinson Wright attorneys win legal writing award


Nashville attorneys Kim Stagg and John Anderson of Dickinson Wright PLLC have been awarded the 2014 Justice Joe Henry Award for Outstanding Legal Writing by the Tennessee Bar Association.


The award recognizes an article co-written by Stagg and Anderson entitled, “We Know…You’ve Got Mail,” which outlines attorney-client privilege issues associated with email communications. Originally published in December of last year, the piece was selected as the best article published by the Tennessee Bar Journal in 2013.

The award committee this year was made up of Supreme Court Chief Justice Gary Wade, University of Tennessee Law Dean Doug Blaze, Lincoln Memorial University Duncan Law Dean Parham Williams and Tennessee Bar Association President Cindy Wyrick.

MTSA adds 4 to staff, announces promotion

The Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia in Madison recently announced the addition of four new staff and faculty members and one new promotion. MTSA offers two levels of anesthesia education and has trained nurse anesthetists for more than 60 years.


Jon Ronning has been named assistant to the vice president for finance. In this position, Ronning will support MTSA’s vice president for finance with accounting, finance, and facility/plant operations. Prior to MTSA, he was an office manager at Scooter J. Construction.

Rebecca Talley has been named special assistant to the president and dean. In this position, Talley will support MTSA’s president and dean with administrative duties. Prior to MTSA, she was a liaison for various non-profits at Alignment Nashville.

Michael Vollman has been hired as a full-time academic faculty member. In this position, Vollman will teach in both MTSA’s master of science and doctor of nurse anesthesia practice programs. Prior to MTSA, he taught at Vanderbilt and Georgetown Universities.

Jordan Patterson has been named Instructional technology specialist. In this position, Patterson will provide MTSA faculty and staff with instructional technology support for various online application software. Prior to MTSA, he with DePaul University College of Law.

Debbie Rose has been promoted to director of financial aid. Previously, she served as MTSA’s coordinator of business operations. In this position, she will interface with students to support various loan options for their tuition, fees and living expenses.

Barge Waggoner shifts Darr to Nashville office


Paul Darr, ASLA, has been promoted to Landscape Architect in Barge Waggoner Sumner and Cannon’s Nashville office. In addition to his master planning and design duties, his new role will include assisting with permitting and zoning responsibilities for projects in the Nashville market.

Darr is a registered landscape architect in Tennessee and has been with Barge Waggoner since 2007, providing landscape architectural services in the firm’s Chattanooga office.


Darr graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Ornamental Horticulture and Landscape Design from the University of Tennessee in 2002, and obtained a Master of Landscape Architecture degree from North Carolina State University in 2005. He is involved with the American Society of Landscape Architects at both the state and national level.

Also, Hanna Bacon has been promoted to human resources representative.

Her primary focus areas are recruiting, onboarding and benefit administration.

Bacon joined Barge Waggoner as a human resources assistant in December 2012. Prior to Barge Waggoner, Bacon was a human resources coordinator with Select Medical Corporation, and she interned in human resources with the Knoxville Utilities Board.

Election Commission adds Simmons as recruiter


The Davidson County Election Commission recently named Jenny Simmons as poll official recruiter.

Simmons has more than 13 years of experience in public relations, marketing and program management in the financial, technology, fashion and music industries.

In her new role, Simmons will recruit registered Davidson County voters to work elections Aug. 7 and Nov. 4 through public speaking forums for local groups and other outreach activities.

She also will manage the Poll Official Coordination Department for all upcoming Davidson County elections.

Poll officials are paid for election days worked and for participating in mandatory training.

Anyone interested in serving as a Davidson County poll official can visit www.nashville.gov/vote.

McNeely Pigott & Fox hires staff associate

McNeely Pigott & Fox Public Relations has hired Morey Hill as a staff associate.


A Nashville native, Hill graduated from Washington and Lee University with a bachelor’s degree in English and a minor in music. While at W&L, Hill interned with the Shenandoah Literary Journal, where he reviewed submissions to the journal and managed its blog and social media.

He joined MP&F as an intern in January.

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