Business and People Notes
Nancy Bizjack has been named editor-in-chief of Intermission, the award-winning program magazine of the Tulsa Performing Arts Center. An alumna of the University of Tulsa, Bizjack was assistant editor of Intermission from 2003 to 2005 and has been managing editor since 2006, along with her responsibilities as marketing assistant for the facility.
“Nancy has been an asset to our staff for nearly a decade. Her work with Intermission and our other multiple marketing channels has been exemplary,” says Director John Scott. “Our audiences can expect to read entertaining and informative articles for many more years to come.”
Street School, a non-profit alternative education and therapeutic counseling program, added three new members to its school board. Ron Howell, founder of CrossTimbers and StateSource, ; Bo Davis, vice president of US Beef Corp and John Bolton, general manager of the Tulsa/BOK Center and Tulsa Convention Center will each serve a two-year term that ends with the 2014 school year.
“The Street School board is comprised of 18 members who represent a wide cross-section of the Tulsa community,” says Lise Inman, Street School board president. “The board’s priority is advancing the mission of Street School and elevating its educational standards into the 21st Century. We are thrilled to add Ron, John and Bo, as their leadership strengths will benefit the school, the staff and the students.”
Vicente Ruiz, board member of the Greater Tulsa Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and owner of VR Electric has been recognized for completing the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce “Green Builds Business” seminar.
The two-day workshop focused on the establishment and development of business practices and sustainable ecological environment procedures. The program was led by Bill Roth, who founded the organization Earth 2017, which promotes sustainable commercial activities.
Doerner, Saunders, Daniel & Anderson, L.L.P., a full-service business and commercial law firm with offices in Tulsa, Oklahoma City and Norman, has expanded its litigation team with the addition of Tiffany Arend Campbell. She will focus on family law and commercial defense litigation.
With 15 years of experience as an attorney, Campbell has focused on family law, transportation law and commercial defense litigation in her positions at various full-service and litigation firms in Tulsa.
A Tulsa native, Campbell graduated Magna Cum Laude from Tulane University Law School, where she also was a member of the Order of the Coif. While in law school, she interned at one of the largest law firms in Texas. She received her undergraduate degree from Texas Christian University, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude.
Campbell is a member of the American Bar Association, the Oklahoma Bar Association and the OBA’s Family Law Section, and the Tulsa County Bar Association.
Chamber Music Tulsa is pleased to announce that Bruce Sorrell was recently hired as executive director. He has 25 years of experience as conductor, music director and executive director of the Kansas City Chamber Orchestra.
Sorrell earned his bachelor of arts in music performance from William Jewell College and a master of music in orchestral conducting from S.M.U. He also studied at Oxford and did further advanced conducting studies in London.
Sorrell was Awarded by K.C. Musical Club in recognition for outstanding contributions to the cultural life of Kansas City.
Hall Estill, Oklahoma’s leading law firm, has elected Julianna Deligans, Heather Earnhart and Clive Seymour as new shareholders of the firm.
“Julianna, Heather and Clive have the level of professionalism and knowledge we seek in shareholders, says Michael D. Cooke, Hall Estill managing partner. “We look forward to having them contribute to the firm as shareholders for many years to come.”
Deligans joined Hall Estill in 2007 and practices in the firm’s Oklahoma City Office. She practices exclusively in Intellectual Property and specializes in trademark law. She has been recognized as an Oklahoma Rising Star in Intellectual Property by Super Lawyers and is a frequent speaker on Intellectual Property issues.
Earnhart has been practicing law for nearly 10 years. She was named a 2010 Rising Star by Super Lawyers and a 2011 Oklahoma Super Lawyer in Family Law. She has an individual AV rating through Martindale Hubbell.
Seymour joined Hall Estill in 2000 and has more than 30 years of experience in Tax and ERISA law. He is past president of the Tulsa Tax Club and was an instructor in “Tax Accounting” at the University of Tulsa Graduate Tax Program.