Business and People Notes
Sharon Nelson recently joined Eskimo Joe’s Promotional Products Group as a branding consultant. Nelson brings with her over 15 years of experience in the promotional products industry.
As a branding consultant, she will work with clients to find the best apparel and promotional items to help brand their company or organization. She stays active in the Tulsa community by volunteering her time with a variety of charities including Tulsa International Mayfest, National Multiple Sclerosis Society Oklahoma Chapter, MS150 Bike Tour, “Uncorking The Cure” Patron Party and has served on the Multiple Sclerosis Walk committee for 16 years.
Oklahoma State University Medical Center has named Charlotte Guest manager of marketing and public relations.
Kandi Kurt has been named volunteer coordinator of Oklahoma State University Medical Center.
Lori Ormsby, clinical director at Tulsa Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center of Oklahoma State University Medical Center, has been recently credentialed by the medical center as a midlevel provider.
Connie Ryan has been promoted to manager of at Oklahoma State University Medical Center.
Lori Santine has joined Medical Center as marketing specialist.
Tulsa-based pediatrician Dr. James Hendricks was recently named Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma’s new medical director of medical services. Board-certified by the American Board of Pediatrics, Hendricks comes to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma after more than 30 years in private practice. Hendricks earned his undergraduate degree in chemistry and biology at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, after which he attended medical school at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn. He conducted his pediatric residency at Children’s Medical Center in Dallas, Texas.
Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences has selected Kayse M. Shrum, D.O., FACOP, as the academic health center’s new provost and dean of its College of Osteopathic Medicine, subject to approval by the /A&M Board of Regents.
Shrum has spent the past eight years with – as a faculty member, clinician and administrator, most recently as interim vice president of academic affairs and chair of pediatrics.
Hall Estill, a leading Oklahoma-based law firm with offices in Tulsa, Oklahoma City, Washington D.C. and northwest Arkansas, recently announ-ced the addition of Richard A. Wagner, II to the firm’s Tulsa office. Wagner joins Hall Estill as an Of Counsel attorney specializing in family law, a field in which he has been practicing for nearly 40 years. He previously founded and was principal in Wagner Law Firm, Wagner received his JD from the University of Notre Dame and his from the University of Tulsa.
Four new members were recently welcomed to the Tulsa Press Club’s Board of Directors. They include Susan Ellerbach of the Tulsa World, Sevan Roberts of St. Francis, John Esposito of Espo Fire and Water and Bob McCormick of Trust Company of Oklahoma. In addition, new members of the Tulsa Press Club are Daniel Cameron of and Susan Dornblaser of Dornblaser Consulting, Inc.
Hall Estill has elected Molly A. Aspan, Richard L. Edmonson and James C. Shaw as new shareholders of the firm, following shareholder elections. Aspan joined Hall Estill’s Tulsa office in 2003, and her primary focus is in labor and employment law. She has also been recognized for multiple years as an Oklahoma Rising Star in Employment Litigation: Defense by Super Lawyers. Edmonson joined Hall Estill’s Tulsa office in 2008. His primary focus is in alternative/renewable energy and oil and gas law. Shaw joined Hall Estill’s Oklahoma City office in 2009, and his primary focus is in estate planning/probate and commercial/corporate law.