Business & People Notes

Joseph E. Kidwell of the financial-services firm Edward Jones achieved the professional designation of Accredited Asset Management Specialist (AAMS). Kidwell successfully completed the AAMS from the Denver-based College for Financial Planning. To complete the program, he had to pass a final exam and sign a code of ethics and disclosure form. The advanced training offers investment professionals hands-on information needed to provide comprehensive financial services.

BOK Financial Corp. announced the following appointments and promotions: Glen P. Curole was promoted to senior vice president, business resiliency director in the operations and technology division.

Sherry J. Troutman was promoted vice president, business application delivery manager, in the operations and technology division.

Joanne M. McIntyre was appointed to officer, senior relationship manager-Transfund in the commercial banking division.
Edmund L. Moore was appointed to assistant vice president, branch manager I in the consumer banking and wealth management division.

Hospice of Green Country Announces New Board of Directors: Jim Huff, community volunteer, was elected president of the board of directors of Hospice of Green Country, Inc., at the nonprofit organization’s annual board meeting on January 31, 2007. Other newly elected officers are: Rodger Goldman, Smith Barney, as treasurer; and Nelly Vanzetti, PhD, Q2 Consulting, as secretary.

The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Eastern Oklahoma Chapter has announced its board of directors for 2007. The officers elected by AFP board of directors are President, Nancy Hatfield, Child Abuse Network; President-Elect, Pam Richardson, The Bridges Foundation; Secretary, Kate Davis, Town & Country School; Assistant Secretary, Leah Brumbaugh, Mental Health Association in Tulsa; Treasurer, Lori Mathis, Girl Scouts of Magic Empire Council; Immediate Past President, Stephen Mason, Saint Simeon’s Foundation; Vice President Education, Karen Senger, OSU Center for Health Sciences; Vice President Membership, Donna Stidham, Hospice of Green Country; and Vice President Communications, Larry Bartley, Tulsa Library Trust. The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) exists to enhance the development and growth of the professional fundraiser and allied professional and is committed to the preservation and enhancement of the philanthropic process. AFP represents more than 27,000 members in 180 chapters throughout the world, working to advance philanthropy through advocacy, research, education, and certification programs. More than 130 charitable fundraisers in the local area are members of the AFPOklahoma, Eastern Chapter. For more information, contact David Urich, 833-9813,
Progressive Pilates announces its newest employees, Jenny Bowen, Lisa Lundy and Meredith Woodard. The full service Pilates studio is also unveiling a premiere piece of equipment known as the Cadillac.

Bowen, 26, began her training as a student with Leah Ashlock, owner of Progressive Pilates. She has been a certified trainer for two years, and has a wealth of experience in instructing the group mat and reformer classes. Bowen specializes in private training on the Cadillac at Progressive Pilates.

Lundy is a certified private Cadillac trainer and front desk manager. Lundy, 23, began her training over a year ago and is now an instructor for the core and reformer classes at Progressive Pilates. She is also trained and certified for private instruction on the Cadillac.

Woodard is a licensed massage and neuromuscular therapist for Progressive Pilates. Woodard graduated from Southeastern School of Massage and Neuromuscular Therapy in Jacksonville, Fla. in August 2005 and became nationally certified in November of the same year. Woodard’s certifications and experiences bring a rare wealth of knowledge to the studio.

The Cadillac is one of the most effective and versatile exercise machines in the Pilates world today. It is essentially a raised, horizontal table-top surrounded by a four-poster frame on which various bars, straps, springs and levers are fixed. Over 80 different exercises can be performed on this piece of equipment, providing a true full body work-out. The exercise machine should only be used under the instruction of a certified Pilates professional with Cadillac experience. Progressive Pilates is located at 3023 S. Harvard Ave. in Tulsa. For more information, contact Marnie Ducato at 599-0029.

The Association of Professional Landscape Designers (APLD) welcomes Patrick Bones, of Brighton Landscape and Design in Tulsa, as the 2007 president of the organization. He is the 2007 Oklahoma Chapter Vice-President. Bones has been a member of APLD for six years and has served on the Board of Directors as Chapter Chair since 2002. In the fall of 2007, Bones plans to teach a landscape design course at Oklahoma State University.
International Insurance Brokers Ltd. announced today the addition of two associates.

Ashley M. Parker possesses more than six years of health care industry experience and a dedication to customer service in her role as associate for IIB. She is licensed in health and life insurance.

Jerry W. Wilkins brings 15 years of sales experience to his role as associate in the workers compensation, property/casualty and employee benefits areas of IIB.

Summit Bank Names New Assistant Vice President
Summit Bank has announced the hiring of Bryan Perceful as assistant vice president/senior credit analyst. Perceful joins Summit Bank with 12 years of banking experience, primarily in Arkansas and Texas. “Bryan has extensive experience in both commercial and consumer credit and lending,” says Mark Poole, president and chief lending officer. “He will be a great addition to our lending group.”

Summit Bank is located in the Park Towers Office Building at 54th St. and Yale Ave.

Updated 02-26-2007

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