Business & People Notes

Daniel C. Cameron has joined Greater Tulsa Reporter Newspapers as assistant publisher. He is a graduate of Jenks High School and holds a B.S. in biological anthropology from the University of Oregon in Eugene. His duties include assisting in the functions of the paper, including editing, writing, photography, marketing, delivery, Web site management, graphics and the overall advancement of the publication.

The new fire marshal is David C. Dayringer, a 28-year veteran of the Tulsa Fire Department. Dayringer joined the Tulsa Fire Department in 1980, and was promoted to fire equipment operator and chief’s aide in 1984. He became a fire captain in 1987, and spent a year as a management intern, which included five months as an acting district chief. As fire marshal, Dayringer plans, organizes and implements Fire Department activities related to fire prevention, fire investigation, and the regulation of hazardous materials. The fire marshal responds to major incidents and serves as acting fire chief when assigned.

The new deputy chief of support services is Tim Cooper, who has served TFD for nearly 24 years.

Cooper joined the Tulsa Fire Department in 1985, and was promoted to fire equipment operator in 1991. He became a fire captain in 1995, was promoted to chief of emergency medical services in 2004, and has become deputy chief of support services in 2008.

As deputy chief of support services, Cooper plans, organizes, and implements specialized operations, life and fire safety activities. He manages the Support Services section of the Fire Department, which consists of training, emergency medical services, finances, physical resources, safety and health. The deputy chief of support services responds to major incidents and serves as acting fire chief when assigned.

Progressive Pilates Health and Fitness, hired a new private trainer and instructor.

Liza DeJarnette will provide private training for clients on the Cadillac, a Pilates machine that delivers a workout tailored to each client’s needs and goals, including injury rehabilitation, skeletal and muscular deficiencies, birth preparation and post-natal recovery.

DeJarnette brings to her position several years of Pilates workout experience, including four years of mat and three years of cardio-intensive reformer. In addition to conducting private training sessions, DeJarnette will instruct group classes in Progressive Pilates mat, reformer and tower. She also earned a bachelor of business administration, which led to eight years as a marketing manager for Nonni’s Food Company and the recent opening of her marketing and sales consulting firm, Grapevine Consulting.

Kendra Blevins has joined Greater Tulsa Reporter Newspapers as associate editor. She is a graduate of Jenks High School and holds a B.S. in Dietetics from College of the Ozarks in Point Lookout, Mo. Her duties include writing, editing and photography. She is also advisor to the University of Tulsa’s student newspaper, The Collegian. Her professional activities include membership to the Society of Professional Journalists, Tulsa Press Club, and Women in Communications, where she serves as secretary of the board.

The Mabee Center recently hired Ashley Tiller as their new marketing director. Tiller will develop and manage all aspects of their marketing program including event promotions and sponsorships, public relations, and advertising. Tiller, 24, a native of Oklahoma City, received a public relations degree from the College of Mass Communications at University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond. She has organized campaigns for Oklahoma’s Omniplex Science Museum and the City of Edmond.

The Mabee Center also announced the addition of Johnny Buschardt as the venue’s event services director. Buschardt will manage the pursuit, negotiations, and purchase of concerts and events for the respected venue, in addition to overseeing the Mabee Center marketing department.

Buschardt acted as general manager for the Historic Brady Theater in downtown Tulsa for three years, and owns Road Work Entertainment. He has produced concerts from Chicago to Kansas City, and St. Louis to London. Buschardt’s resume includes headliners such as Luciano Pavarotti, Kathy Griffin, The Moody Blues, and, recently, Huey Lewis & the News and Chuck Berry.

Leedom and Associates LLC has named local vehicle retailer Bob Mulkey as a finalist in its prestigious race for National Special Finance and Buy Here-Pay Here Conference Dealer of the Year. Mulkey, owner and president of Regal Car Sales and Credit, has more than 20 years’ experience in the used-car industry. In addition to his company and industry leadership, Mulkey is also an active volunteer in the Tulsa community, which he has called home for 25 years.

The Tulsa law firm of Joyce & Paul, PLLC, announces that Chris K. Miller has joined them as an associate. Miller earned his bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from Oklahoma State University in 2005 and his J.D. from the University of Tulsa College of Law in 2008. He is currently a certified engineering intern and is a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. While studying law at the University of Tulsa, Miller was an Energy Law Journal Staff Member and he earned certificates in Public Policy and Natural Resources, Energy, and Environmental law. Miller is a member of the Tulsa County, Oklahoma, and American Bar Associations. He is currently pursuing a licensure before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

The law firm of Hall, Estill, Hardwick, Gable, Golden & Nelson, P.C. announced the addition of four new attorneys in the Tulsa office, Christopher L. Carter, Briana J. Clifton, Chace W. Daley and Jean C. Lopez. Hall Estill has also hired one new attorney in the Oklahoma City office, Jodi C. Cole. All are from the firm’s 2007 summer associate class.

After graduation from Oklahoma State University, Christopher L. Carter received his J.D. from the University of Oklahoma College of Law. He received the American Jurisprudence Award in Antitrust and was a member of the Oklahoma Law Review. His practice areas include Corporate /Commercial and General Corporate.

Briana J. Clifton received a B.A. from George Washington University and her J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law. Her practice areas are Indian Law and Litigation.

Chace W. Daley graduated from the University of Missouri and received his J.D. from Washington and Lee University School of Law. His practice area is Litigation.

Jean C. Lopez is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma where he received a B.A. summa cum laude. He received his J.D. from the University of Oklahoma College of Law. Mr. Lopez will practice in the areas of Bankruptcy/ Debtor/Creditor Law.

Jodi C. Cole received a B.A. from Henderson State University and her J.D. from the Oklahoma City University School of Law. Her practice areas include Labor & Employment, Litigation and Oil & Gas.

Updated 10-21-2008

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