Business and People Notes

The Credit Union, provider of financial services is proud to announce the promotion of Shelby Beil to chief financial officer, replacing the newly named president and chief executive officer, Tim Lyons, who currently holds the position.

In his new position as chief financial officer, Beil will direct and manage all activities in the finance, accounting and checking support services departments to ensure compliance with state and federal regulations, manage auditing and accounting activities, as well as make recommendations relating to strategic initiatives of the credit union.

Randy Coffman has been named the 30th president of Tulsa’s Sunrise Rotary Club.  Coffman is senior vice-president of Tulsa Abstract and Title Company. Other Sunrise officers for the 2011-12 year are: Vice President Bill Lawson, University of Tulsa; Treasurer Joy Ondracek, Hogan-Taylor; Secretary Rad Alrifai, Northeastern Oklahoma State University; Sgt.-at-Arms Art Rasher, University of Tulsa; and past President Carol Orr, SouthCrest Hospital.

Doerner, Saunders, Daniel & Anderson, , a full-service business and commercial law firm with offices in Tulsa, Oklahoma City and Norman, announces it has added three partners – Stuart D. Campbell, David H. Herrold and Ron W. Little – to its Tulsa office. With more than 25 years of practice in transportation law, sports and entertainment law, public utility litigation and Indian gaming law, Campbell is a member of the Transportation Lawyers Association and the Trucking Industry Defense Association. Herrold’s 15-year body of practice emphasizes commercial litigation, banking, lender liability and commercial law, creditor’s rights and bankruptcy law. Little’s nearly 20 years of expertise center on family law litigation in Oklahoma and Texas, a subject on which he has published numerous articles. 

Jason Bray has been named chief information officer of Medical Center. Prior to this position, Bray served as chief medical informatics officer for Center for Health Sciences. He has over 15 years of experience in health care information technology. 

Jennifer Calvert has been named director of operations for Medical Center. She served as the manager of the rehab department since January of 2005.  Calvert began her career at Medical Center over 11 years ago as a speech-language pathologist.

Lisa Ellis has been named executive director, ancillary and support services. She previously served as the senior director of operations. Ellis has been involved with Medical Center at a system level for over ten years. Her previous work experience has included organizational development, quality and risk management.

Gregory Stremel, RN, , has been named clinical resource manager for cardiovascular services at Medical Center. Previously, Stremel was the education manager and the interim manager of the emergency department. He was instrumental in creating an environment of excellent staff, implementing the HealthStream Learning Center and HeartCode e-Learning and classes. Stremel has worked at OSUMC since 2008. He will graduate with his masters of business administration next May.

Sunny Benjamin, , has been named executive director, human resources, after serving the last two years as director of that area. 

Tim Hoss, ,CHSP, has been named manager of safety and biomed at Medical Center . Previously, Hoss was the safety officer for OSUMC. He is responsible for overseeing the safety, environment of care and emergency management programs. Hoss has worked at OSUMC since 1985. 

Utica Park Clinic and the Peggy V. Helmerich Women’s Health Center at Hillcrest welcome Laurie Flynn, MD, , a physician specializing in breast surgery. In addition to seeing patients in her office, Dr. Flynn will also serve as the surgical director of the Leta M. Chapman Breast Center at the Peggy V. Helmerich Women’s Health Center at Hillcrest. She earned her bachelor of science degree from the University of Mississippi in 1995 and received her doctor of medicine degree from the University of Mississippi Medical Center in 2000. 

Hall Estill, the leading Oklahoma based law firm, announced Sarah Jane Gillett was elected to be a member of the Oklahoma Fellows of the American Bar Foundation. Membership in the Fellows is limited to one third of one percent of the lawyers in America. As a shareholder in the Tulsa office, she has nearly 20 years of experience in all phases of commercial litigation, including alternative dispute resolution.
Gillett completed her undergraduate degree at Wellesley College and her law degree at Boston College Law School. She has since received an individual AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell and is the recipient of the American Inns of Court 2006 James R. Sontag Award. 

Michael W. Mitchel, chair of the Regional University System of Oklahoma, named Dr. Martin Tadlock as interim president at Northeastern State University. Tadlock has been serving as provost and vice president for academic affairs since January 2010. He brings more than 25 years of higher education experience to the position. He will assume the interim position on Aug. 1 to replace Dr. Don Betz, who will serve as the next president at the University of Central Oklahoma. A four person committee of regents has been appointed to launch the process to select a permanent successor for President Betz.

Updated 07-19-2011

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